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My take on getting student discounts

Especially during a cost of living crisis, navigating uni life on top of managing jobs is getting increasingly difficult.  However, as we all know, being a student entitles you to many discounts, bargains and freebies. Although, sometimes it’s impossible to work out which ones are worthwhile and which 5% off deal is making you buy […]

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Culture Theatre

A Guide to Theatre on a Budget

We are students, we are in a cost-of-living crisis, our budgets are tighter than ever before, and we still want to enhance our cultural views or at least feed our special interests in it. But how is it possible to indulge our desire for theatre when our living budget is too tight to even feed […]

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Students vs. Climate Change: Is it possible to live sustainably on a student budget?

The answer is yes. Not ‘maybe.’ Yes. We all know that budgeting seems to be a part of everyday life as a student. Between wondering if that large coffee will take you over your daily spending or if you can afford to get takeaway on the night you can’t be bothered to cook, it’s all […]

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Inside Sunak’s Little Red Box

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced an Autumn budget to “level up” Britain, but don’t be deceived: this seemingly generous spending wish-list is the least he can do. Against a backdrop of surging energy prices and rising inflation, Rishi Sunak gleefully posed with the iconic red box before later announcing a budget that will usher in […]

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Lifestyle Wellbeing

Curbing Coronavirus Spending

It is no surprise that with increased time at home and little to no activities to fill that time with, I find myself scrolling through a seemingly endless array of online shops. I might not be spending money on meals out or drinks with my friends, but the amount I’m spending online is definitely on […]

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The EUSA budget has been wasted, and we are all to blame

I can proudly claim to be one of approximately 30 people who had little enough going on to attend the Student Council meeting on 27 February (a real achievement, I know). These are forums where the Sabbatical Officers give a report on what they have achieved over the last month and which allow the student […]

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Lifestyle Reviews

A breakdown of some affordable wines to enjoy on your romantic date night

At times it can be difficult to select a good yet affordable wine for a romantic date. If you’re in the mood for white wine, try Mas Buscados’ Macabeo sobre lías found in Cork & Cask in Marchmont for just £7.50. It is a full-bodied and dry wine with medium acidity, giving it a crisp […]

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Are university balls worth the cost or should we have them at all?

It’s already at the time of year where everyone has started posting pictures of them all dressed up, at their society’s Winter Ball.  There were a huge number of these throughout November and continuing into this year, with the History Society Winter Ball having taken place recently, and the Sports Ball looming this semester.  There […]