Break-up blues and how to fix them

If you’ve ever been through a break-up, you know it is a difficult time. Regardless of how long you were together, who broke up with who, how much you loved them, if it was long or short distance, it still is going to hurt.. a lot.  Of course, the added stresses of life, university and…

Long distance relationships at university

If you’re reading this, you’re either in a long-distance relationship, in a relationship and about to move away or just curious about the trials of young love, either way, I am here to tell you there is hope, and long-distance doesn’t have to suck so much. Just to add context, I have been with my…

First Year: Things to Remember

They say time goes fast when you’re having fun. Well, whoever “they” are, couldn’t have been more right. This first year of university has now finished, I completed my last exam and have said goodbye to my first university accommodated room – which in itself, was sad enough. You wouldn’t think saying goodbye to my…

How having a summer job could save your summer!

It’s the end of your first year and you’ve gone home for the summer. You probably got about £100 of student loan left and need to survive the rest of the summer either living off that, begging your parents or becoming a hermit. That doesn’t sound very fun now does it?

University and the Army

Imagine trying to lead two lives at University, you’d feel a lot like Hannah Montana, right? Well, that’s exactly what I am doing, except I’m not a famous teen pop-star by night. Instead, for over a year now I’ve been in the Army Reserves.  When I tell people that I’m in the army, they always ask…