TOP 5: Christmas Movies

It’s that time of year again. Now is the time for shopping, embarrassing jumpers, mince pies, family dinners, putting up Christmas decorations and of course, watching festive films. Christmas is the only time of year when you can embrace your inner child so here’s a list of Yuletide-appropriate movies which can be enjoyed by both […]

Source Loves… The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games wowed the world back in 2008 when the first book was released. Set in a post-apocalyptic world where teenagers are forced to fight each other to the death, it wasn’t long until this gripping story found fame across the globe. Fast forward five years, and not only has there been two more […]

Why the McBusted tour is the best thing to happen EVER

Some might say that bread being sold in a ready-sliced format is at the top of the list of Brilliant Things in Life. And it might have been up until about 11am this morning. Because today the universe threw us a curve ball, and that well-known phrase was made redundant. It’s not the best thing […]

Source loves… Downton Abbey

After a nine month wait, Downton Abbey is finally back on the small screen – there really isn’t a better way to spend a Sunday night than on the couch with tea and biscuits, inhaling the fabulous fashions and splendid story-lines of our favourite period drama. Set six months after the tragic death of Matthew […]

A Break From Routine: 2 Years in South Korea

When the final year of my undergrad degree arrived, I was totally clueless when it came to deciding which road to take. The exit sign pointed in two different directions: full-time employment or postgraduate study. Having sat exams annually since the age of 15, I felt pretty unmotivated by a postgrad and although employment seemed like a sensible […]

Life After Freshers’ Week: Getting Started on Your Course

We trust freshers’ week lived up to your expectations and you’ve made some new friends to spend your uni days with but, with the festivities subsiding it’s time to get started on your chosen course. Uni operates a little differently from school and you’ll be expected to work more independently than you have in the […]

Let’s hear it for the ladies…

With the golden-voiced Ellie Goulding scoring her first number one, Miley Cyrus setting tongues wagging (not always for the right reasons) and Lady Gaga declaring a POP EMERGENCY as she and Katy Perry go head to head with their new releases, the ladies are well and truly showing the traditionally male-dominated music industry what they’re […]

New Semester Resolutions

With summer drawing to a close, us students will no doubt be starting to plan the dreaded budget and the thought of giving up the luxuries we enjoyed over summer can heartbreaking. But by following these ‘new semester resolutions’ you can still save money without having to sacrifice the things you love… 1 )Walk more […]

Surviving your first big summer holiday…

Going on your first holiday abroad with your friends is a rite of passage for any teenager. Usually taking place between the end of school and the start of university or college, this holiday is your last chance to let your hair down with friends and go wild before you have to concentrate on what […]