Tag: Budget

Fashion

Treat yourself!

Three budget-friendly tips to treat yourself this Valentine’s Day As Valentine’s Day approaches, some of us may be feeling the need for some serious self love. However, it can sometimes be difficult to get that special ‘pampered’ feeling for ourselves without tightening the already-tight student budget. That said, there is hope! Here’s a few small-but-simple…

Travel

Apps to map your trip

Travel companies give advice and provide inspiration for planning a holiday. However, which ones can we rely upon? Recently, a number of new travel startups have been created. This could be due to the influx of blogging and travel content on social media, Instagram being a prime example. For students looking to travel, budget and…

Travel

Ethical travel

In modern society, there is a tendency to not ask questions. Not much consideration is placed on some aspects of life and, as a result, a common disregard for consequences and effects is present. Travel, in recent years, has been commodified, in that people flock to countries in far off lands for the bragging rights,…

Sex Survey 2019

The truth about sex work

The sex industry is something everyone is aware of but hardly anyone speaks of their experiences with it. With many students struggling to juggle their social life with the financial restrictions of their maintenance loan, the sex industry is a way that students can earn a little extra on the side. The sugar daddy industry…

News

University to award £1,000 visual arts bursary

A £1,000 bursary is available for a UEA undergraduate studying in any discipline, to pursue a project in the visual arts. Alongside their formal academic studies, this award aims to support students, aged between 17 and 25, to engage in their interest in contemporary visual art. This can include fine art, photography and curation. The…

Travel

Must-visit countries for 2019

Following the spirit of the New Year these are the three countries that you should definitely visit and explore. They are lesser known, but still amazing sites of nature… Botswana Botswana is a landlocked country in Southern Africa that must not be missed. The country has plenty to offer adventurous travellers wishing to explore the…

Travel

Bizarre food around the world

Trying local specialties is one of the exciting aspects of travel, but sometimes what the locals consider as food isn’t something we would normally assume is edible. It may sound bizarre to the rest of the world, but some of these strange cuisines are favourites among the local tongue. When we talk about bizarre food,…

Fashion

Fashion Trends to keep and forget in 2019

The new hues of 2018: Sometimes it’s hard to keep up with the numerous products released by various cosmetics companies and collaborations; in 2018 alone, Jeffree Star released three full palettes and announced a fourth at the beginning of December. The release of the formidable James Charles x Morphe palette saw a huge range of…

Travel

A Guide to Interrailing

Every summer waves of young people travel abroad using interrail, ready for an adventure. This quick guide contains helpful tips on how to interrail and useful nuggets of information to set you on your way Travel on the cheap So, I may have spent around £1000 interrailing (and scrimped throughout my third year), but I…

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