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Planting Peace: Assessment Season

2nd December 2020

A new column that uses accessible, natural methods and plant-parenthood to help students sow the seeds of stability in stressful times. Quarantine has turned plant ownership into a trend, but it’s always been a tried-and-true hobby for those seeking a meditative pursuit. The act of caring for something can be a massively rewarding addition to ...


My love life: Maintaining Your Individuality in a Relationship

29th November 2020

Is it possible to be more than just a half of a “greater” whole? Since I was 16 and was first asked to be someone’s girlfriend on a park bench (with our friends trying to look like they weren’t looking), I have always found myself more content when in a relationship. Don’t get me wrong, ...


A book that changed my Life: Diverging from the literary canon

28th November 2020

Basilia Weir recounts her journey from Divergent to a Literature Degree “It must require bravery to be honest all the time.”. That’s a quote from the book that changed my life. Goodreads.com says it’s from page 62, if you feel the need to look it up. Though, if you spent enough time on Tumblr in ...


My love life: or the lack of it

18th November 2020

The first in a new series looking at different romantic outlooks from various students. To put it simply, my love life is non-existent. I didn’t think that at 22, in my final year of university, I would be in the same place most people are at 14: a couple of sloppy kisses filling my romantic ...


Flat Nightmares: my ceiling fell in!

16th November 2020

The first instalment in our new series to inform students about various living crises and how to deal with them. At the end of July, the ceiling in the hallway of my top floor flat collapsed. It had been raining all day and the roof had flooded, tripping all the fire alarms and destroying a ...


Comfort food: a series

1st November 2020

Natalia explores homesickness and finding her new meaning of home in our ongoing series. I left “home” three years ago, so homesickness is no mystery to me. Every November I would look forward to spending winter break walking the streets of Warsaw illuminated by Christmas lights. I would long for brisk mornings spent in cosy ...


An Album That Soundtracks My Life: Modern Vampires of the City by Vampire Weekend

26th October 2020

In the series Albums That Soundtrack Our Lives, we hear from a selection of students reflecting individually on albums that shaped their life in one way or another. Whether it’s a breakup, loss, nostalgia or good memories shared with friends; we look at albums that have changed the lives of different people from different places, ...