The sixth year holiday survival guide

It’s hard to believe that it’s been four years since I embarked upon the rite of passage that is the infamous sixth-year holiday. Thinking about it now, I can’t believe that between us we actually managed to organise a week-long holiday for 11 fresh-faced 17-year-olds, but somehow, despite the palaver caused by half the group […]

The world’s most Instagrammed travel destinations revealed

We all love a good Insta snap. Whether we’re photographing our breakfast, our outfit for a big night out or the good old hot dogs/legs scenario from the side of the pool somewhere sunny, we just love the photo-sharing app. But where are we most likely to be sharing our visual memories? Wonder no more! Online […]

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 […]

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 […]

Let’s talk about mental health #nofilter

We started #myunfilteredlife so people felt they could talk about mental health and it could encourage people to challenge stigma. It has been great to see the reaction. We wanted people to see that it can be okay to share what we usually keep hidden, that it is okay to share our unfiltered lives, in […]

Best Things To Do In Scotland’s Two Days Of Summer

The sun’s finally out, so it’s time to make the most of Scottish summer while it’s here. If you’re bored of lying down in a patch of sun at the park, here’s a few alternatives. Camping Although not blessed with great weather all year round, Scotland is blessed with amazing camping spots. From Glen Etive to Loch Lomond, […]

How to survive your Leaver’s Holiday

Summer has arrived, you’ve packed your bags and you’re ready to leave your childhood behind and embrace your 6th year holiday. Follow our top tips to make sure you come home in one piece … Don’t get a naff t-shirt Airports are strange places. You’re not allowed to take suncream or water over 100ml and […]

Six Things I learnt on my Sixth Form Holiday

I’m getting a bit old. I really hate to admit that. And aside from getting two degrees out the way and a REAL job, I’ve grown up in other ways too. On Friday I went to a chippy at the end of a night out and thought, Actually, no, and then went home and made a […]