Where to go for lunch close to campus (Latifa)

Do you want to go somewhere to eat other than the campus canteens or the Union? Don’t worry, I got you. Here are my best halal lunch spots that are close to campus and not too expensive. Nando’s Everyone loves Nando’s, and this one specifically is Halal. It is on Oxford road and it can…

Competing deadlines: how I manage my time (Heather)

Arguably one of the hardest parts about university is learning how to manage what seems to be a million things at once. Between juggling the rigor of a masters, a couple part-time jobs, and (ideally) a social life, I almost feel like I have to time to breathe and smell the roses myself! However, having…

The best study spots on campus (Hannah)

Finding a good study spot to do your work is key, but it can be a tricky thing to find especially when the library is packed. Here are a few spots that have come in handy for me that I’m sure you’ll find helpful. Students’ Union If working in a coffee shop atmosphere is your…

My plans for 2020 (Latifa)

There are a few New Year’s resolutions that I always say I am going to do and be successful with, but in 2020, I really want to be realistic with my plans and how I want to achieve them. These are some of my plans for 2020 and I would love to hear yours! This…

How my final year is going so far (Georgie)

So, here I am, a few months into the final year of my undergraduate degree and how is it going? I don’t quite know yet. I started the year by telling myself I would stay completely on top of all my work. It is final year after all and it’s time to get organised. Honestly,…

10 great places to have fun in Manchester (Heather)

Although I’m relatively new to Manchester, it wasn’t hard to find a long, growing list of where to go for a fun day out in the city. Manchester is the absolute best because it has such a variety of things to do. I’ve loved every second since I’ve moved here because there’s always somewhere new…

New year's resolutions and me (Toby)

 So, new year, new decade, new me. I never usually do new year’s resolutions for numerous reasons, one being I don’t feel like I need to change anything, arrogant I know. Another reason being I feel like I’d fail before I’ve even tried, which takes a nice 180 from arrogance to helplessness. But this year,…

My plans for 2020 (Georgie)

Happy New year to everyone, it’s 2020!  The beginning of a new year, not only that but a new decade, ‘the twenties’, which makes it feel like a new chapter in a whole different way. Is it going to be ‘roaring’, we will have to wait and see. What’s 2020 looking like? Well for me,…

How my final year is going so far (Izzy)

Final year is a bit stressful. The jump from second to third (final) year is huge, and it’s difficult to describe if you’re not in that position. The workload has increased massively and it’s all a bit demanding – however the end is in sight. As a Combined Honours student, I’m not doing a dissertation,…