Social Media and Mental Health

New survey results have rated Instagram as the worst social media platform when it comes to affecting young people’s mental health – according to The Royal Society for Public Health. A poll of 1,479 people aged 14-24 were asked to rate which of the five most popular social media platforms they felt had the most […]

TRNSMT: Not to be missed

It’s two months (eek!) until TRNSMT will be bouncing into Glasgow Green – hopefully bringing the sun along for the ride. Taking place from 7-9 July the new weekend festival, taking place from T in the Park, already has some stellar performers over the three stages. 🌞🎤🎉🎶 Come with us on a journey around the […]

Festival Lights Out

As sexual assaults at music festivals become more common, many leading events set to take place this summer have blacked out their websites as part of a new initiative. More than 25 festival websites will be blacked out for 24 hours today (8 May) to raise awareness of sexual assaults. The Association of Independent Festivals […]

Students should stop worrying about work

Students and their families are being encouraged to stop getting “too fixated” on finding a job after university by the former head of UCAS, Mary Curnock Cook. Speaking with The Telegraph in her final interview before stepping down as the head of UCAS at the end of this month, Curnock Cook believed that focusing on […]

Easter Holiday Ideas

Easter is the perfect excuse to eat loads of chocolate and switch off from work or studying over the bank holiday.🐰🍪🎉 Stuck for ideas on what you can get up to this Easter Weekend? Follow us down the rabbit hole and discover the fun you can have over the long weekend. City Break Go all […]

InterRailing is overrated – here’s how to travel Europe

Every student should know exactly what InterRailing is but, if you don’t, it’s essentially travelling around countries in Europe with a train ticket. Lots of people will tell you that inter-railing is the best and cheapest way to see more of the world as a student – but that’s just not true. InterRailing tickets can […]

8 things nobody tells you about moving into a student house

You’re nearly finished first year of university and soon you’ll be moving out of halls and home again for the summer; but before that you have to sort out where to live next year. Most people leave halls and move into a student house or flat with some of the friends they made in first […]

Student lifehacks: how to spend less on food

If you’ve managed to splash most of your student loan already this month, but don’t know what you actually bought, it was probably just food. Have you ever been unable to justify spending that £20 on a new top but had no problem spending just as much on a takeaway or eating out? Of course […]

The new driving laws – and how it will impact you

People, please! Keep your eyes on the road, your hands on the wheel and don't drive under the influence of social media! 🚗📱 . According to research from AT&T, 4 out of 10 smartphone users engaged in social media when behind the wheel. Facebook is the used the most with Twitter comining is second. 😳 […]