Winter Wanderlust

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With the stress of exams looming, many students are faced with two options: accept a fate of libo-cops, library baes and the blinding low sun of Hardiman’s second floor; or run a mile. Without condoning the second option, there are ways you can make the most of your desertion, meaning you can get it all […]

How to get your dog fix in college

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Every student dog owner has been there at least once. You’re getting your possessions together on a Sunday evening for the journey back to Galway. In the midst of grabbing your washing, getting a few frozen dinners from Mammy and finishing off an essay due the following day before heading out the door, you do […]

How to be a morning person

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There is some speculation whether or not morning people are a real thing. I would definitely say that I am one of those people but that doesn’t mean I always find it easy getting out of bed. My ideal morning is getting up early to grab a coffee to bring back to bed with me! Some folk […]

Being vegan without spending a cow

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Featured image from Carol Moshier on flickr Creative Commons. We hear a lot about veganism every day, but what exactly does it mean to be a vegan? Well quite simply a vegan will not consume or wear any animal products. Over the past few years we’ve consistently seen the vegan lifestyle grow in popularity. There are […]

Mindfulness meditation and its benefits for students

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College can be a stressful time, as we NUI Galway students only know too well. Trying to juggle coursework, part-time jobs, our social lives and remembering to eat, sleep and exercise can leave us feeling like there aren’t enough days in the week. However, despite our hectic schedules and looming deadlines, it is absolutely essential […]

Home is where the coffee is

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Where to get a good brew in Galway Galway is a place of intrigue but most importantly, coffee, with some of the best cafes hidden down side streets. It took me most of my first year aimlessly meandering to find some of these but they are worth the search. Here are some affordable student gems […]

Manage your mental health

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12 tips to look after your mental health

Erika Fox honoured with lifetime membership by NUI Galway’s BizSoc

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Popular blogger shares her knowledge at NUI Galway event.

How to feed yourself: plus two easy recipes

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Mammy’s not cooking this week; time to learn a new skill!

Teddies grin and bear it at hospital’s tenth anniversary

Overcrowding and delays were not an issue at one particular hospital recently, with over 1,500 sick teddy bears treated in the space of two days on the NUI Galway campus.