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How should you be spending your gap year?

Gap years have become somewhat of a running joke on the internet, but they still allow people the chance to discover things outside of their usual parameters, looking into a world ...

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Want to see if you could hack it at Cambridge?

There's a lot of rivalry that goes on between UK universities that when you get down to it, is absolutely ridiculous. However, a lot of the problems that seem to surround Oxford an...

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Time To Find Out What Kind Of Drunk You Are!

University is essentially a chance to meet as many people as you can, figure out parts of your personality that will follow you for most of your life and get as drunk as you can as...

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How much do you know about alcohol?

While alcohol is prolific through most people's lives, you'd be surprised how little most of us know about the social drink of choice. A cultural staple in many countries, it's alm...

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6 Surprising Hangover cures (that might make you come back to life again)

Now, we all know that there are days when we wake up and feel like we've been hit in the face with a frying pan, and these days are usually after we've been drinking a little t...

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Getting you through Uni in 6 simple steps

Sometimes being at university is hard, because getting the balance right when there's so much going on feels pretty much impossible. We've all been there, when we have about 6p...

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Where to get some grub in Leeds, on a budget

We all know that there’s nothing quite as good, as kicking back, relaxing with a few beverages and some good hearty food. It’s just a nice feeling. So, we have picked some of...

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5 Unmissable Freshers Events In Leeds 2016

5 Unmissable Freshers Events In Leeds 2016

Once you've moved into your digs, it's time to start checking out the fine events that Leeds has to offer. Luckily, this Freshers' Week is shaping up to be one of the bets so far. ...

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Freshers Guide: Things All New Students Should Know

Freshers Guide: Things All New Students Should Know

When you first come to uni, everything can seem a little... intimidating! Unless you took a gap year and travelled the world, this will be the first time that you've lived away fro...

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8 Great Gigs To Catch In Leeds This September

8 Great Gigs To Catch In Leeds This September

Here in Leeds, we're lucky enough to have a thriving music scene. This September, the city has really outdone itself when it comes to gigs. From old-fashioned Americana to some stu...

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6 Things Only Leeds Freshers Know

6 Things Only Leeds Freshers Know

So, you've entered the big, bad world of studenthood. Welcome to the club! Luckily for you, you just so happen to have chosen one of the bets cities in the UK to study in. From its...

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Feeling Bored? Here Are 5 Epic Activities You Can Do In Leeds!

Feeling Bored? Here Are 5 Epic Activities You Can Do In Leeds!

Summer may be coming to an end, but there's still a good bit of time until lectures start again. If you've stayed in Leeds over the break, you've probably exhausted many of the mos...

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Here’s What The REAL Reading & Leeds Fest Line-Up Poster Should Look Like, Based On Online Popularity

Here’s What The REAL Reading & Leeds Fest Line-Up Poster Should Look Like, Based On Online Popularity

With just days to go until Reading & Leeds Festivals kick off, many of us are pulling out our tents and gearing up for a weekend of fun (hopefully in the British sun). This yea...

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5 Things That Are ONLY Acceptable At University

5 Things That Are ONLY Acceptable At University

No matter how much you'd like it to be, the university lifestyle is anything but realistic. While you're studying, you get to live in this little bubble that's about a million mile...

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Watch: These Epic Time-Lapsed Videos Of Leeds

Watch: These Epic Time-Lapsed Videos Of Leeds

Each day, you walk past these places, but we bet that you've never seen them like this. Sometimes, the world around us moves so very slowly that we barely have a chance to see it c...

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8 Things You Need To Eat In Leeds Right Now

8 Things You Need To Eat In Leeds Right Now

Are you something of a foodie? If you're always on the look out for new eateries in the fine city of Leeds, you've come to the right place. There are many top delicacies that you s...

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6 Things You Didn’t Know About The Pixies

6 Things You Didn’t Know About The Pixies

If you're a fan of The Pixies, you might just be in luck. In case you haven't heard just yet, the band are all set to play the O2 Academy, Leeds on Wednesday 30th November 2016. B...

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5 Places To See Free Music In Leeds

5 Places To See Free Music In Leeds

There's nothing quite like listening to live music, right? But what if you could enjoy some of the best local bands in the city without having to deal with the hefty price tag of t...

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Test Yourself: What Does Your Tinder Profile Say About You Pulling In Leeds?

Test Yourself: What Does Your Tinder Profile Say About You Pulling In Leeds?

These days, if you happen to be single, you're probably on a little thing called Tinder. The dating app is one of the biggest in the world and most of us just can't get enough of i...

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Here’s The WORST Place To Be In The UK For Graduates

Here’s The WORST Place To Be In The UK For Graduates

From the moment you start third year, the panic begins to set in. All students worry about what they will (or won't) do once they've graduated from university. After all, there's a...

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