Lockdown life as a student (Michaela)

Things are very strange at the moment. Suddenly, we’ve all been instructed to not leave our homes and time feels like it’s at a standstill. This new normal has taken some time to sink in (and it still doesn’t QUITE feel real) but everyone is starting to settle in to this new socially-distanced society. Ladies…

Spotlight on Filmmaking (Michaela)

Earlier this year, I flew out to Rotterdam with my course mates to attend the International Film Festival Rotterdam. The trip was an amazing opportunity to get those creative juices flowing, soaking in all the art and getting that much needed kick of inspiration. As a herd of young adolescents, I suppose it was obvious…

5 ways I budget my Student Loan (Michaela)

One of the biggest hurdles I’ve had to face during university life has been learning how to handle my money. You’ll soon come to realise that life is not cheap, and you’ll discover that money will seem to just… vanish. But really, it doesn’t vanish… you’re probably just not being smart with your spending. Fear…

10 great places to eat in Manchester (Michaela)

Let me enlighten you hungry, hungry students. Are you tired of greasy takeaways? Don’t worry, let me tell you my favourite places to fill my belly. 1. Chimaek If you love fried chicken, this is the place to be. Situated just not far from the Business School, this cosy little restaurant boasts a menu of various…

Manchester Christmas Markets (Michaela)

Ladies and gentlemen, the most wonderful time of the year is finally upon us! Grab your thicc coats and wrap up because Manchester’s Christmas Markets are BACK. I will show you what we bought! Now, you might be wondering exactly why you would voluntarily spend a prolonged amount of time in the bitter cold. Believe…