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.
So, for many students right now it's that dreaded time of year... dissertation time. Some of us are right on track whilst others are leaving it to the last minute.
As the cost of living creeps up year on year and the unrelenting squeeze on our money shows no sign of rebating, students in particular will often struggle. One alternative is to consider going self-employed.
Christmas – it’s the most wonderful time of the year. It also means the end of a long, tiring but exciting term (especially for you fresher’s) at University. So seeing as most of us won’t be spending much of Christmas with our new found friends at Uni, why not make a day of it before everyone heads for the old homestead...