Author: Andrew Griffiths

BUCS Nationals Round-up

Every year, the nation’s brightest and best University athletes compete against each other as part of BUCS Nationals. This year’s BUCS event was hosted by Sheffield, with Liverpool’s finest sportspeople descending upon the steel city to stake their claim for sporting success. In total, over 75 Liverpool University students took part in the event, which took place from the 20th to the 23rd February, representing 12 sports from hockey to squash to athletics and many more. Joe Ramsden was the first athlete to secure a gold for Liverpool, with his win coming in the individual Karate Kata category. Liverpool...

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How Knowing Before You Go Can Benefit Student Travellers

Travelling abroad offers University students the opportunity to experience different cultures, broaden their worldview or, for some, experience a different nightlife for prices lower than you will ever find in this country. Most of the time students get away with these antics with nothing more than a few bumps and scrapes and a funny anecdote to tell. However, some students aren’t so lucky and what was meant to be the experience of a life time can take a turn for the worse. That is why it is important to research where you are going before you go away, through...

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The Inbetweeners 2: An insight into the dos and don’ts of holidaying abroad

The Inbetweeners, a comedy sitcom born on Channel 4 follows four teenagers through their sixth form years. This is an awkward stage of life for the best of us, so not surprisingly the three series contain plenty of toe-curling laughs as the not so charismatic quartet make that all-important journey through to manhood. After a successful transition from the small to big screen with The Inbetweeners 1, The Inbetweeners 2 sees the likely lads, Jay, Simon, Will and Neil, jet across to Australia for the trip of a lifetime. Whilst the hijinks that follow might be hilariously sickening and...

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Why Liverpool Students Should Travel More

As hard as it is to believe, there is a world outside of University. A world capable of providing you with fulfilling experiences that your degree can’t even come close to matching, so why not use the time you have now to see what the world has to offer. Old enough to be independent yet young enough to not have to worry about boring stuff like taxes and pensions, there really isn’t a better time to travel than when you’re a student. The free time and lack of responsibilities mean that now is the ideal time to explore the...

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Your Chance to Find Middle Earth

Ever wished you could explore some of the breath-taking scenery of your favourite films? Well Contiki travel are making that dream a reality with their Hobbit-inspired, hassle-free trips across New Zealand that provide the perfect mix of sightseeing, culture and free time. With the recent release of the blockbuster movie, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, on Friday 12th December, Contiki holidays is offering guests the opportunity to follow in the footsteps left by Bilbo and his hobbit companions and explore the real-life Wilderland of New Zealand. Audiences from all over the world fell in love with the vast,...

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