As we see the 5p plastic bag charge come into force in England this month we are more and more becoming aware of the countries problem of waste, specifically food waste! We throw away roughly 7 million tonnes of food and drink from our homes every year costing £12.5billion a year, the most common items […]
With the type of supermarkets we shop in nowadays we don’t tend to worry about whether we are eating seasonal fruit and vegetables; freezing and refrigerating have changed the food we have access to all year round. However you may not always realise it but certain fruit and veg may be cheaper at certain times […]
Sometimes you might wonder what the best things to do are in the week before your lectures start, well here are a few things I would consider as important: Join a sports club or society; this is a wonderful way to meet different people that aren’t in your living halls or on your course; likewise […]
Whether you have already hit assessment time or it’s just a matter of weeks away, you will all be feeling the stress and wondering why did you leave all this work to the last minute, you definitely won’t do it next year right? Well whether we like it or not we are going to snack […]
When those three summer months come round, it’s hard to resist the temptation of going on holiday with friends, especially to get away from the 9am lectures and 5,000 word essays. It’s important however to be responsible when booking a holiday, and to not scrimp and save the important bits! Plenty of research is important, don’t rush into the first thing you see and like, make sure you know everything there is to know about the place and area, don’t go on holiday blindfolded!
Fairtrade Fortnight ended on Sunday 10 March, a fortnight designated to raising Fairtrade awareness. However it’s not only during this fortnight that Fairtrade should be chosen, with many brands providing Fairtrade goods without you perhaps even realising; and they also don’t cost as much as you may think.
February and March are the perfect months in the year to sow seeds and grow your own veggies! It’s a common belief that growing your own vegetables and plants is a hard and labourious process requiring vast amounts of time and space; however this couldn’t be more wrong, the perfect carrots could be grown on your very own windowsill!
It’s semester two already and although it seems far away now those exams are creeping up fast. It almost seems strange to be discussing revision only a week or so into February, however with reading weeks fast approaching, now is the perfect time to sort out those revision blues and start like you mean to go on.
The 25th of January is a rarely celebrated date in the British calendar, unless you are Scottish of course! Robert Burns was a widely celebrated poet from Scotland during the 1700’s, and celebrating his birthday has been a regular occurrence ever since. The most common way this is celebrated is through Burns Suppers, a gathering of people around food.
It’s that time of year again, New Year’s Eve has passed and a New Year has hit us hard, but what New Year’s resolutions do you pick? Is there any point in picking any at all? Instead of the usual drab resolutions that no one sticks to how about picking a fun and helpful one, sticking to these helpful tips as you go!
Most of you will have experienced the highs and lows of the infamous Freshers’ Week by now – the highs being the epic student drink deals and the novelty of having a permanent sleepover, the lows being the mammoth hangovers that inevitably follow coupled with a pang of homesickness. Fear not – Studentrecipes.com has come to the rescue with a post-Freshers’ Week survival guide.
Kenwood Launches Second Annual Search for Nation’s Worst Cooks
Britain’s worst cooks are being offered the chance to transform their culinary skills and scoop a host of prizes worth over £4,000 - with the launch of Kenwood’s second annual Disaster Chef competition.
Making pancakes on Shrove Tuesday was traditionally a way to use up any stocks of milk, butter and milk which were forbidden during Lent… but why do so many of us restrict ourselves to them once a year? They are delicious, cheap, incredibly versatile and easy – and so perfect for students.
You might think you’re too old for Halloween now, being a mature and individual university student... but think again!
Fancy getting your hands on a £50 Currys voucher to help cover the cost of a new iPad, those headphones or that essential cooking gadget you need before the new uni year kicks off? Currys are compiling a free student kit guidebook made up of suggestions from across the tech and student blogger community and would like […]
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