Student welcomed into Ghanaian Culture

Gareth Robinson, second year Sport and Exercise Science student, spent six weeks making a difference last summer in Ho, Ghana. Gareth volunteered on a joint project between our University and charity, KickStart Ghana (KSG), an organisation set up by a Ghanaian and two British Trustees who are passionate about people in Ghana having every opportunity …

The Naked Truth

Choosing between a dark room in the back of a pub filled with naked models in repose behind a waiting canvas and a night of essay writing should be an easy choice. Should. Indeed, if you believe all the propaganda pushed by the nightclub marketing teams and that one very loud member of your family …

Listen Carefully

My favourite bonding activity has to be showing someone my favourite song. Sending someone a song or recommending an album and watching them fall in love, all the while feeling happily responsible for that, is wonderful. However, if they don’t receive it in the way you hope, it can be the most frustrating thing for …

Clerks – Film Society Review

Its Monday morning, and we crawl out of bed and exit into the soggy outside for another day at Uni. But what’s this? How magical – the Film Soc is back again! Once more, lets chill with friends and watch some masters of cinema do what they do best – cinema…ing. Our main attraction – …

Catfish and the Bottlemen: Reviewed

Catfish and the Bottlemen released their second album ‘The Ride’ earlier this year and what I’ve respected the most about this album is that the lads still kept the simple and roaring beauty that they had in ‘The Balcony’. The album is slick, polished and full of energy and of course it doesn’t fall short …

My First Love by Rebecca Young

Being a student I am not largely accustom to writing about myself or my opinion without backing it up with reams of references and sourced materials so I thought I’d ease myself into this by slightly introducing myself. Instead of rambling on about my hair colour or favourite food I thought I’d begin with something …

Turnover by Rebecca Young

One of my strange fortunate coincidences in life is that just after I have been introduced to a band, that I inevitably fall for, they tour the UK. This specific instance was of my friend showing me the album Peripheral Vision by the slightly under the radar Pop Punk turned Dream Indie band, Turnover. An …