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The value of upcycling

4th April 2021

Rejuvenating and repurposing items for your living space. When the first lockdown was announced last March, I, like so many others, panicked at the thought of having so much free time and impulsively bought 150 embroidery threads spanning the entire colour spectrum. Upcycling is the conversion of old belongings into something new and repurposing them ...


Railway admin fees suspended for students travelling home for Christmas

4th December 2020

The suspension will last for the duration of the student travel window from 3 to 9 December. Students who booked train tickets to travel home before the announcement of the student transfer window can now rebook their tickets without being charged admin fees. Students who bought an advanced ticket before 11 November for a date ...


Our top 5 NPR Tiny Desk (home) gigs

19th October 2020

Writer Oliva Marrins shares the greatest Tiny Desk concerts, from their home to yours. How can we enjoy live music now? Generations left lost without a mosh pit, the electricity of the crowd, or pint of suspicious smelling “beer” thrown towards them; was it even worth experiencing a concert via YouTube? The introduction of the ...


A guide to harmonising with your home study space

18th October 2020

How the ancient art of feng shui can help you organise and optimise working from home this year.  Students are working from home this semester as part of the slightly perplexing “new normal.” The term the new normal refers to the state into which an economy or society settles following a crisis that differs from ...


Home…

16th September 2020

Studying from your childhood bedroom needn’t be as bad as you think. Given the global situation this year, the announcement that a large portion of learning would take place online this semester was hardly a surprise – but that doesn’t mean it didn’t knock me for six when it came. As a home student, I ...