Let’s Talk About Depression

Today is World Health Day, an annual event highlighting various illnesses and disabilities to raise awareness and spread knowledge. This year the World Health Organisation (WHO) is running a year-long campaign on depression. Depression is one of the leading illnesses worldwide and suicide is the second largest cause of death amongst those aged 15 to […]

Shock announcement: T in the Park considering under-18 camping ban

T in the Park bosses have dropped some really big news and we can’t stop talking about it. DF Concerts and T in the Park boss Geoff Ellis have confirmed that T in the Park is back – but not as you know it. When the event returns, the campsite may be over-18s only for summer […]

#MondayMeal Vegan McDonald’s Sausage and Egg McMuffin

This week’s #MondayMeal comes from the lovely Adele from Vegan Burd. Not only does she create vegan-friendly versions of old-school sweets (think Rollos, Munchies and Crunchies) she also managed to squeeze in some time to share her incredible vegan McMuffin recipe with us.  Check it out below! Ingredients 1 veggie sausage (I used a Linda […]

Does your mum want you to party?

#tbt to Hot Dub Time machine in Freshers' Week! Looking forward to rerunning the fun with Beatamaxx in the Debates Chamber tonight #refreshers #wehavemorefun A photo posted by Glasgow University Union (@guunion) on Jan 15, 2015 at 9:45am PST You’ve got the grades, accepted your uni and you’re ready to make your mum proud. But […]

Freshers: Should you get the meningitis vaccine?

Freshers’ Week. The count down is officially on. You’ve bought a new duvet set. Packed your pants. Smuggled your soft toys into the suitcase. You are officially ready to leave home and embark on student life. See ya mum! But have you thought about getting vaccinated against meningitis? I know, it’s not really top of […]

The country’s happiest students are in Bath

The Times Higher Education student survey has found that students at the University of Bath are the happiest in the country. The THE survey, which collated the views of undergraduates UK-wide, asked students to rank their establishment in terms of staff, industry connections, facilities and more. Bath Uni came out on top, knocking Sheffield from number one. Other […]

The Evolution of Flatmates

You’ve read countless internet forums on what to take to university and you’re ready to become the social butterfly that you were always meant to be. Read on to prepare for the next stage and help your flat-sharing resemble more Happy Families than Jeremy Kyle… September: Fresher Fever Fresher’s week is a beautiful time. A […]