Laura studies English and French literature at Glasgow Uni. When she’s not reading, she’s either blogging, walking or taking photos - with the obligatory flask of tea for company.

Making the most of each minute

Education can be a bit of a whirlwind: from classes to nights out with pals, part-time work and spending time with family, you might feel like you’re being pulled in a million different directions. Here, Source picks out our top tips for managing your busy schedule.   Get appy Smartphone apps go beyond Candy Crush Saga and […]

Fresher’s: getting off on the right foot

Lectures, socialising, moving out, studying… You’re about to start college or uni, and there’s so much to think about! So how do you make sure you get the right balance of studying and socialising and make the best first impression in the next stage in your life? Student Laura Brown has prepared a guide to […]

The Source guide to staying at home

With living costs becoming more expensive, the number of students staying at home has gone through the roof (pun intentional). But how easy is it to juggle nights out when you’re getting constant texts from worried parents? Source writer Laura Brown gives her top tips after four years of living with Mum and Dad. The […]

The other side of a year abroad

Exploring new cities, chilling on the beach on days off, meeting up with foreign friends on nights out… It’s the year abroad dream: that vision we see whenever someone mentions ‘study abroad’, ‘language assistant’ or ‘exchange.’ But what’s it really like? Well, for some it isn’t all sun, sea and socialising. Source writer Laura Brown, […]

Top 5 strange uni societies

Off to uni in September? One of the first things you’ll want to do at Freshers’ Week is to check out all the different societies on offer. You’ll be expecting sports teams, theatre troupes and cadet units… but you might find something a bit more bizarre. Source went on a hunt for the most unusual […]