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Are you keen to share your experience, boost your CV and earn money by blogging for your University? Get paid £6.70 (plus holiday pay) an hour to write about your life as a student. Blogs will be aimed at fellow UoN students, and will usually focus on life outside the lecture theatre, what Nottingham students …

Caffeine on campus

Although I’m the only one in my student house who revels in the delights of a hot beverage (I know, ridiculous!), the queues on campus at various outlets indicate I’m not alone. This week I’m balancing all the elements of a student coffee experience (well, mainly whether it’s cheap and if it tastes nice) to …

How to Make Cards Without Money

A friend’s birthday is an inevitability; the more friends you have the greater the chance of upcoming birthdays. Now you will need to find some kind of offering to present them with – a token, a symbol of your friendship and an unspoken contract that they’d better get you something when it’s your turn. So is …

December cognitive dissonance – aka, me not making my mind up

Do you know when that coursework is for? Excellent – the last week of term is aaaages away Calendar check….wait a second?! Everything is due next week! Must remember to breathe.     Inhale.     Exhale.      Inhale.      Exhale But…that means it’s Christmas soon! Eating good food, family time, church, celebration …

Fight the System

In my A level food tech I often had to write about the “money rich, time poor” group and their food choices. Then in my degree we are often talking about those who are “money poor” and how this might affect them. However, I think a lot of students – as fortunate as we are …

One of those … Months.

You know the ones. Where everything is going … wrong. As if you’ve somehow ticked off the karma gods, or broken a mirror or just somehow are bringing bad things upon yourself. I should have guessed this storm of minor tragedies was looming from the day I arrived back in Nottingham, and the things I …