Trunk of Drunk Game

5 gift ideas for freshers

Kian is off to start his university adventure tomorrow and I have been busy collecting all the practical things he is going to need when he gets there. I’ve also been considering the less practical, like a private plate. Perhaps it’s only for those who like to be noticed. My head has been so full of all the boring stuff, that I have forgotten the little things. Reminders of family, home comforts, little treats and things to help him bond with new friends. 5 Gift ideas for freshers George Foreman Compact Grill OK, so it still errs on the practical side, …

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university

A-Level Results are in – what happens next?

Studying at university is a big decision for any young person. In the last few months we have been on university open days, Kian has made first and second choices, got through exam season, made his accommodation choices and is now on the final few stressful days until the results come in. What happens next? A-Level & BTech results day is 16th August at school / college. You will be able to see online at track.ucas.com whether you have a confirmed place at university from 8am on 16th August. Congratulations – you are in………time to start deciding what you need …

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Bristol University

Meningitis Awareness #24youhavethepower

Post sponsored by Pfizer When you become a parent, one of the first things you are struck by is how to keep your little bundle of joy, safe and well. I have always said you need a flashing pink light on top of your car to indicate you have a newborn baby in the car for their first journey home – perhaps the most nerve-wracking car ride of your whole life! Once you are home and settled into a routine, you then have the dreaded immunisations to look forward to. It is an uncomfortable thing to watch, however, ensuring your …

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Bristol Balloon Fiesta

Top 10 Outdoor Activities in Bristol for Students

Being a student in Bristol is not a bad place to have landed yourself right now.  Not only was it voted by The Times as the UK’s Most Liveable City, it was made European Green Capital in 2015, was designated the UK’s first “Cycle City” and most recently picked up another accolade for Coolest Cities in the World, even pipping Paris to 11th place. If you are a student in the city who enjoys getting outdoors, you could not come to a better place.  Even negotiating Bristol’s hilly topography can be a workout in itself!  There’s a whole host of …

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Unibox

#Win February’s Unibox – The Subscription Package for Students!

Last month I reviewed the Unibox, a subscription package for students. It is a great way of sending a little extra treat to your son or daughter who are studying away from home. Who doesn’t like to receive a little gift in the post? You can choose between their monthly, 3 month or 6 month subscription and can cancel or skip a box, all hassle free. Unibox select yummy goodies from independent brands, useful products, the tub Magazine and a handwritten message to send to each student. Make sure you choose the gender of your child and give them a …

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