AGM Season

Despite everything that’s going on in the world right now, it’s AGM season at uni as usual! AGM stands for Annual General Meeting, and is a meeting in which a society or club elects next year’s committee. We’re lucky to have the technology available to us to allow us to continue with this tradition of […]

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Discovering New Music

While I am getting tons unsolicited emails about how “we live in strange times” and how their business is the most responsible out there, let’s focus on something else about our times: We live in the best age for music, period. Here’s to a quest to broaden musical horizons! It is easier than ever to […]

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Student Arts Societies Must Collaborate Against Exclusivity

Jelena Sofronijevic (Head of Arts at FreshAir.org.uk, Edinburgh’s student radio station) and Maisy Hallam (former Literature Editor at The Student) discuss their experiences of exclusivity and intersociety competition in the arts. Jelena describes her project to break down barriers in Edinburgh’s student arts scene, and the challenges she has faced along the way. I am […]

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The Platform

If you’re looking for some escapism to forget about the fact that you’re stuck in a confined space for months on end (maybe even having to potentially ration your food) The Platform might not be on your watchlist at the moment. In any other circumstances however, The Platform offers an intense, claustrophobic experience with a healthy dose […]

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Helping others through volunteering

I wish I had a cool picture to insert into this blog post of myself donning the Sheffield Volunteering tee, but unfortunately it has been abandoned in Sheffield along with a load of my books/possessions. This term ended abruptly and is completely unprecedented but considering the gloomy current situation, I thought I could write about … Continue reading Helping others through volunteering

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Unlocking Creativity Pt.1

Ideas on how to have fun while practicing social distancing by taking on picture-making. Draw messages instead of typing. Many smartphones already have an app that allows you to draw, and if not, you can easily get some from the appstore, free of charge. Then, get friends involved and communicate through images you make. Play […]

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Podcast of the week: Off Menu

Looking for a podcast series to really get your teeth into? This one’s for the self-confessed foodies amongst us discussing life’s most debated questions like is sparkling water the champagne of waters? Do poppadoms trump bread? Is a cheese board an excusable option for pudding? Why not join in and tuck into the succulent slice […]

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Podcast of the week: Off Menu

Looking for a podcast series to really get your teeth into? This one’s for the self-confessed foodies amongst us discussing life’s most debated questions like is sparkling water the champagne of waters? Do poppadoms trump bread? Is a cheese board an excusable option for pudding? Why not join in and tuck into the succulent slice […]

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