Scottish university open days: when and where

It’s always scary to think about the future; however it does help to be prepared. Whether you’re set on going to university, considering it, or even sure you don’t want to go, it is always useful to go to the open days, to help make up your mind. Here’s a handy list of all the […]

The 10 stages of exam results day

Never has a text message meant so much. Not even when that babe from your maths class replied with a winky face a few months ago. Your phone will be vibrating at ungodly o’clock tomorrow morning, one little text message revealing your fate. Exam results day is almost here. Whether you’re celebrating or commiserating tomorrow, […]

New on Netflix… August 2017

The Addams Family 1 August They’re creepy and they’re kooky… and they’re coming to Netflix this month! The Addams’ family’s hijinks have been entertaining us for over 25 years, and now you can enjoy them from the comfort of your couch. Settle down and grab some popcorn (just make sure The Thing doesn’t get there […]

69 new emojis on the way!

Whether you’re a face palmer 🤦🏾‍♂️ or a sassy-hair-bob lady 💁🏻(apparently she’s an information desk worker – we’re not buying it), emojis have totally changed the way we communicate. The tiny pictures are brightening up our WhatsApp chats, and helping us express ourselves in a way that words simply couldn’t. And if the current 1,114 tiny […]

Glastonbury 2017 – the best bits

It came, it saw, it conquered – and just like that, this year’s Glastonbury is over in a blaze of colour, amazing songs and more than one memorable moment. While we were enjoying Glasto from the comfort of our own homes – props to the BBC for the amazing coverage – there was loads going […]

Bless this Kasabian House

Celebrating their fourth number one album and their beloved football team Leicester City winning the Champions League, on the outside it seemed like Kasabian were on a high back in 2014. For guitarist Serge Pizzorno, it was the best year of his life; for singer Tom Meighan, it was the worst. Lorne Gillies caught up […]

The Lowdown: Studying abroad

Former exchange student Mikhaila Friel reveals everything you’ll learn while studying abroad. How to Face Your Fears This time last year, I had just been accepted to study abroad in the US. This was the most exciting thing to ever happen to me – but also the scariest. I had never felt these two emotions […]

The alternative UK university city league table

Today's agenda: stunningly beautiful yard and terribly distracting autumn #glasgowuniversity #november #inlovewithsun A post shared by Ann Malova (@damnit_ann) on Nov 4, 2016 at 6:40am PDT If you’re thinking about applying for higher education, there’s nothing wrong with aiming high. But before you fill out that UCAS application to Oxford or Cambridge, there are some things you […]

How to… Get work experience

Whether it’s your mum breathing down your neck, a requirement for school or you just think the time has come, looking for work experience can be a mission and a half. If you’re not lucky enough to have some pre-arranged placements fired your way by teachers or tutors, or the industry you want to work […]