Brain food baking

Now that the new term has started, it’s important to keep in mind that it’s time to get your head down and start studying over those lecture notes or for your prelims later this year. Although that’s vital, there is one thing that’s maybe even more important (and definitely more interesting) than all the academics […]

The mistakes every fresher makes… and how to avoid them

The start of university is now upon us, which means new freshers straight out of high school or college ready to start their uni career. And with new intake comes the old mistakes many freshers before them have made. That’s why we thought we would help you out by listing some of the common mistakes made in […]

Packing for uni: personalise your room

If you’re doing some last-minute panic buying before heading off to college or uni, have a gander at the items we’ve pulled together to help you personalise your new bedroom. Head to Primark for cheap duvet covers that’ll liven up your magnolia home, and pick an accent colour for accessories – we went yellow, with […]

The 5 types of flatmates you’ll have in halls

Whether you’re in the process of moving your belongings into your university halls or you’re preparing for the big switch, here’s some characters to look out for in your halls of residence in your fresher year… The one you never see Halfway through fresher’s week, they emerge from the room you all assumed was the cleaner’s […]

STYLE BLOG: Fresher’s essentials

The start of a new academic year symbolises an opportunity to spruce up your wardrobe – you never know who you might be sitting next to in class! We’ve put together some essential items which will look good and go with anything.   Freshers essentials by sourcemagazine featuring wristwatches Topshop petite top £20 – topshop.com H M mini […]

Fresher’s Week: What I wish I’d known

Two weeks before I moved to Glasgow, my parents went on holiday without me for the first time. I took this as a challenge – a test run before the real thing. I learned how to use the washing machine and even attempted to iron some things, but nothing prepared me for the experience known […]

In defence of staying at home

My name’s Lindsay, and I moved out of my childhood home two months ago. I’m, er, 28. I was one of those students who apparently ‘didn’t get the full experience’, because I opted to stick around in my teenage bedroom over moving into halls when I went to university. But I wasn’t alone. These days, […]

Club Spotlight : Surfing! Meet people on your wavelength at uni

Starting uni and wondering what club to join for after-lecture fun? We’ve got a few ideas up our sleeves. This week, we shine the spotlight on the surf club… With weather like this, you’ll want to drop everything and jump on the next train to the coast. So why not learn a new sport to […]

Fresher’s To-Do List

Starting university or college this month? Fresher’s weeks are great opportunities to find out about your new study environment. Here are some pointers on what not to miss… Visit the Union The union will be your social hub. Most unions are a meeting place for groups and societies all over the uni and have loads […]