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Student Survival Podcast Episode Episode 28 – Loneliness and Lockdowns

Student Survival Podcast Episode Episode 28 – Loneliness and Lockdowns

The U.K. has been in and out of lockdown more than a hokey cokey at a family disco. Staying home can be a frustrating, and, at times, lonely experience. In this week’s episode of The Student Survival Podcast, Jordan and Lucy have a chat about feeling alone in lockdown and how staying at home can […]

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Student Survival Podcast Episode 26 – Travelling and University

Student Survival Podcast Episode 26 – Travelling and University

As the campus closes for another lockdown, Jordan and Lucy discuss what commuting to university was like back in the day, as well as discussing the continued impact COVID-19 has had on the student life. Also discussing the lumps and bumps of these unprecedented times, keeping themselves sane too. You can listen to the latest […]

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Student Survival Podcast Episode 23 – It’s Christmas Time

Student Survival Podcast Episode 23 – It’s Christmas Time

Have a holly, jolly Christmas! As the world celebrates Christmas and pass presents around, Jordan and Lucy come together for a merry old time. From ranting about shopping trips to The Grinch and those never-ending Christmas songs. Nothing is off-limits for Christmas! Once you’ve had too much Christmas dinner or lost at Monopoly, give this show […]

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Student Survival Podcast Episode 21 – Sleep and Relaxation

Student Survival Podcast Episode 21 – Sleep and Relaxation

University can be a stressful time, there is the never-ending assignments and deadlines, the pressure to keep up appearances and maintain a social life and most importantly making sure to relax. In this week’s episode of The Student Survival Podcast, Jordan and Lucy discuss all things sleep and relaxation from learning to switch off from […]

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Opinion: Is the lack of female Brit nominees a concern?

Opinion:  Is the lack of female Brit nominees a concern?

By Sophie Spain The 2020 Brit Awards have caused some controversy due to the lack of female nominees in the mixed gender categories. Across the four major categories (best group, song of the year, album of the year and best new artist), only three female artists were nominated: Miley Cyrus, Normani and Mabel. This has […]

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WHATS ON: The National Glass Centre

WHATS ON: The National Glass Centre

We spoke to Laura Reed, the Marketing and Communications coordinator at The National Glass Centre. The Glass Centre are currently running events every day during the February half term and there will be more programmes and events for both adults and children held throughout the year during half term holidays. Each of the workshops are […]

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Love Island, Where’s the Representation?

Love Island, Where’s the Representation?

ITV’s Love Island is one of TV’s biggest sensations these days, with 4.2 million viewers tuning in to the first episode of the 2019 season across all devices. It’s clearly a phenomenon, but could there be a dark side to this immense popularity? Love Island is a reality show based on finding love, with contestants […]

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Gig Review: Venue at Head of Steam

Gig Review: Venue at Head of Steam

  Girl power was out in full force at Head of Steam in Newcastle on the 15/11/19 thanks to alt-rock girl band, Venus. In such a male dominated industry, it was a nice breath of fresh air to see the Leeds based 5-piece take the stage with such skill and confidence. Venus did more than […]

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Book Review – The Fault In Our Stars

Book Review – The Fault In Our Stars

Back in the year 2012, John Green kindly blessed our eyes with the emotional roller coaster of a love novel – ‘The fault in our stars’. I remember being 12 years old when I first opened my heart to this masterpiece, in my eyes anyway. I loved the way it made me feel when I […]

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TV Show Review: Black Mirror Season 5

TV Show Review: Black Mirror Season 5

Whenever Netflix releases another of their Original TV shows, we all simultaneously hold our breath. Bracing ourselves for another cliché teen drama to add to the collection of other mind-numbing Netflix Originals. Surprisingly, Black Mirror turned out to be innovative and distinctive. Instead of another manufactured love story, we were met with the harsh reality […]

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