After what feels like an eternity of a winter followed by weeks of torrential rain (not that we're ones for melodrama), there is finally some good news on the horizon - in the form of sun.
Being on the train back to your hometown is so close you can almost smell your Mum's cooking, but don't forget about your university home before leaving.
Tired of making the same old New Year’s resolutions, knowing full well you won’t stick to them? Even though most of us truly want to be healthier, get more exercise, and improve our daily lives, our resolve to do so just doesn’t seem strong enough for us to follow through.
When clearing up all that post-Christmas clutter it's best to keep in mind that it's the thought that counts...
Planning on sending a gift or card home for Christmas? Well, don't miss the last chance to get it there in time!
It’s that time of the year again, and being a student, you’re probably worried about how you’re going to scrape together enough money to get presents for your friends and family. Luckily, at uni everyone seems to agree that Secret Santa is the perfect solution.
With only 20 days till Christmas your probably in full Christmas mode by now! In Britain, we go mad for Christmas (some more than others) and can't get enough of it. But have you ever stopped to think that some of our Christmas traditions are a bit weird?
With not long till the big day, it's time you finished your present wish list!
There's nothing better than throwing a Christmas dinner with your mates before heading home to the ‘rents – and you can push the (gravy) boat out for less cash than you think!
It’s November and Christmas is slowly creeping in. Leeds knows how to get you in the festive mood with markets, ice-rinks, shopping and loads of other festive treats…
When life’s stresses take their toll it can cause those unfortunate down days - we've all been there. But we all know that when we're feeling off, all it takes is one Random Act of Kindness from somebody to perk us back up again.
Men across the world are swapping their clean-shaven, baby-faces for moustaches worthy of a western-movie villain... Yep, you guess it! Movember is back, encouraging men to live happier, healthier and longer lives...
Remembrance Day is marked for the nation to remember those who fought and died at war.
The Christmas countdown in Leeds officially starts with the annual Leeds Lights Switch On which takes place on Victoria Gardens outside Leeds Art Gallery on Thursday 9 November from 6:45pm.
It’s that time of year when your social media feeds fill up with amateur photos from bonfire night, but were we not always taught that if we're going to do a job that we should do it properly? Here are a few tips that will make your firework photos stand out from the crowd…
Make sure your Bonfire Night goes out with a bang this year... Head to one of these with your mates, grab yourself a toffee apple (it's one of your 5 a day after all) and watch some truly memorable bonfire and firework displays. This year, most of the big bonfires will be happening on Friday 3rd November, so you can enjoy the night and not have to worry about getting up for uni the next day! Just take your pick from the list below…
The clocks have gone back and the dark nights are now upon us. Avoid just going home and wasting your evening in bed, explore Leeds with this useful guide on things to do to lengthen your days during the dark evenings.
The days are getting shorter, the nights are drawing in, and a picnic in the park after uni no longer sounds quite so enticing. It doesn't seem long ago that the clocks were springing forward and we were looking forward to the days of summer. But the clocks going back is the one day of the year that you can actually lie in and at the same time not get up any later, so make the most of it!
It’s that time of year where your loan is spreading a bit thin, you got a bit excited during fresher’s and now you’re feeling the consequences. Follow our top tips on how you can save the pennies and make your loan last longer…
THIS is probably the best foodie news you're going to hear all year. Okay so this could possibly be the most amazing week of the whole year, as between the 9th and 15th of October we are celebrating National Curry week! Heaven!
Autumn is now upon us. AND WE LOVE IT. People always get unfairly excited about the summer months, but in reality autumn is where the magic happens. You can bask in the sweet scent of pumpkin, be constantly warm and cosy by a fire, and relish in all the new TV shows. Here are 10 reasons why we love Autumn…
Wear your colours and support Team Beckett in this year’s Varsity! If you're a regular, there are some things you expect to see and do. But, for any Varsity newbies out there, here's what you can look forward to…
As darkness falls, come and see the city in a new light… Light Night Leeds is an annual free multi-arts and light festival which takes over the City Centre for two nights- Thursday 5 and Friday 6 October 6pm - 11pm.
We’re less than a week away until the biggest sporting event in the Leeds Beckett calendar - VARSITY! Tickets are still available and you definitely won't want to miss out! If you’re new to Leeds or haven’t been to Varsity before, don't worry! Here’s everything you need to know about our sporting spectacular
You’re half way through Freshers week and your feeling rotten, all you want to do is wrap up in your duvet. Sounds like you have got yourself a case of Freshers Flu.
It's time to find out what Leeds Beckett is all about! Don’t miss out on feeling part of your new community with our Welcome BBQ at The Acre on Headingley Campus.
So, the big day is just around the corner; freedom, fun and frolics await! But you may be feeling a tad apprehensive. Well, don’t worry, you’re not alone and we’re here to help!
There’s nothing like blowing off some steam after a hard working term. Whether it’s partying with your new Uni mates or reminiscing with your friends back home, there are going to be plenty of chances to let your hair down. The best nights out are worth remembering and to keep you out of A&E, we’ve put together a few tips to make sure you get through Christmas in one piece.