Being with the right group of people was so important for this event and luckily I was with some great fun-loving friends and we had a wonderful mid-revision fortnight treat, getting dressed up in our finery and bumping into various friends!
Exams are upon us and, as per usual, the sun has found its way to St Andrews just in time for our self-imposed library solitude. Luckily, there are several ways to alleviate your stress, including puppies.
The increasing popularity of gap years has led to some unfortunate consequences. The grimmest of these, in my opinion, is the onset of the ‘packaged volunteer gap year’. Brainstorming for gap year ideas now takes a Google ninja as one has to navigate around various offers to steal your money in exchange for ‘kick starting your backpacking adventure’ or giving you that ‘once in a lifetime experience with sea turtle conservation’. There are also increased expectations as people look for return on their investments.
With all the thick coats, jumpers and scarves coming off thanks to the warmer weather, it turns out that quite a few people have something small (or large) peaking about. Hidden during the long winter months, it’s about time to reveal some skin—inked skin, in this case.
Last week, we picked out some of our favorite apps for the iPhone. Unfortunately, not all of them have made it to the UK yet so we dove back into the Internet to find comparable apps available this side of the pond.
As someone who appreciates all things vintage and nostalgic it took me awhile to come around to the iPhone. But now that I have welcomed the 21st century, my budgeting, shopping, and studying have all become digital and more focused thanks to these apps...
The Class Gift is an effort run by students, encouraging graduating classes to support the University as they depart on new adventures. This year, they will will do so by helping to establish the Students’ Association Bursary Fund.
Women are going to change the world. They are single most important agent of change that can and do bring societies out of poverty. If women are given resources and education, they will add billions to the global economy. That is why their health is so important. Medsin St Andrews will be running a series of four events that will explore different areas of women’s health on a global scale. The first of these is titled ‘The theft of innocence: an insight into global sex trade’.
Roll up, roll up. Ladies and gents, I have a story to tell you. Last night, there was yet another Black Tie event. [Yes, insert review here.] But bear with me on this. St Andrews is at saturation point. Do we need so many tired, formulaic events? And did we need this one?