Checking In…or Checking Out?

Workload is a load of work – at university level the amount of work is greater than A Level but we’re adults now, aren’t we? We ought to be able to take this kind of strain in our stride now we’re fully functioning 20 year olds – managing our time effectively while eating correctly, socialising, …

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 …

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 …

Volunteering and the NCS- All You Need to Know

We’ve been speaking to James Pratt about his volunteering. James is a Leeds Beckett Film Making student who is involved with Be TV and is also a team leader for the National Citizenship Service. So, here’s everything you need to know.   What did James tell us about the National Citizenship Service project and what it …

Do more established artists use new artists to their own advantage?

Do more established artists use new artists to their own advantage? Written by Tanisha Johnson Unless you have been living under a rock, you will have heard Grammy-award winning artist Drake’s addictive new song Controlla, which originally featured the popular Jamaican dance-hall artist Popcaan, who is known for songs such as Never Sober, popcaan2 Only man …

Batman v Superman: Dawn of probably more meh movies

Batman v Superman: Dawn of probably more meh movies Written by Rae Malji Batman v Superman was an overall okay film, not brilliant or exciting or amazing, which is what you expect from any superhero movie. It was just …meh, hence why approximately 90% of audiences were disappointed whilst the other 10%, well… they are …

Take It From a Third Year…

Written by Mollie Robinson As a student in their final year at university, I feel it my duty to bust a few university myths and give prospective and first year students the answers to the questions that I myself had at that point in my education. 1.Does first year count? In regards to contributing to …

I’ve had a lot on my plate… | Miss B

*TRIGGER WARNINGS* Eating Disorders and Suicide.   Student Bloggers – Miss B I suppose I should really explain why I’ve been on somewhat of a hiatus… I thoroughly intended to document everything. Everything, as it was happening, to show that no matter how terrible it gets, it’s still possible to come out of it. Well …