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How to do Christmas on a uni budget

There is no denying that the most magical time of year is around the corner. However, as wonderful as Christmas is, the cost attached to this season can be daunting for us as Uni students on a low budget! So, to avoid an empty wallet this summer...

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Mothers Day gift ideas on a budget

by Loren Howarth With Mother’s Day fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking about how to spoil your Mum. Although you should be thankful for her every day of the year, Mother’s Day is a time when you should be extra sweet and show her...

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Why Easter is the best holiday ever

Easter – a holiday that’s well known, yet not given a wrap like Christmas. But why? We get more time off work over Easter (even more than Christmas), often spend it holidaying somewhere, and let’s not even start on the chocolate. It’s actually never...

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Last minute Christmas gifts

by Amy Carlon If you’re a last-minute, disorganised uni student (like the rest of us) and you haven’t put any thought towards Christmas shopping yet, then here’s a guide for you. Avoid heading down-town without knowing what you’re looking for and...

Santa stocking must-haves for students

Smartwatch The smartwatch has gained popularity over the last few years, and for good reason. They combine the portability of a watch with the technology of your phone. They are a perfect gift to add to your student Christmas list. A smart watch...

DIY Christmas gifts

DIY Christmas gifts

by Amy Carlon You’re not alone if you’re wondering where the year has disappeared to. You’re also not alone if you haven’t made a dint in your Christmas shopping list (or even made one). Money is tight around Christmas, especially for us poor old...

Succulents: the perfect low maintenance indoor plant

by Loren Howarth I have always loved succulents. They are a low maintenance plant that only require watering once every 2-3 weeks in winter and once a week in summer (perfect for a forgetful uni students). As well as being simple to care for...

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Buying gifts on a uni budget

It’s no secret that uni students are usually cash-poor and asset-poorer. It’s hard enough to find the funds to cover textbooks and fees at the start of session, let alone to fund your caffeine addiction or splash out on jugs of cider on Friday...

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Mother’s Day from Miles Away

Mother’s Day can be a pretty complicated time for everyone. Far from being the simple day of breakfast in bed and watching rom-coms while Dad made dinner that it was when we were little, Mother’s Day now means something different to everyone, and no...

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