By Anastasia Sytnyk Summer holidays are great! Solid months of freedom where you can do whatever you like. You could sleep in until midday and stay up until unnatural hours, which all sounds exciting... for about a week. Once the initial excitement of freedom wears off, we are left with the inevitable enemy: boredom. Many of us find summer jobs and keep ourselves busy, … [Read more...] about Opinion: Don’t waste your summer
Let’s be honest. No student is ever 100% happy moving home for the summer. Giving up your freedom, not seeing your best friends for months and the lack of Boojum deliveries at the click of a button are some of the main reasons for not wanting to go home. Why on earth would you want to give up those perks and privileges? But don’t worry, we are here to help with the … [Read more...] about Moving back home for the summer
We are nearly half way through our final semester, and summer already seems so close. People have their holidays planned out with half of the university going on a J1 and the remainder jetting off to Canada. Is all this talk starting to make your summer job at home in Ireland sound even more miserable than it already is? Well don’t give up hope just yet because there are plenty … [Read more...] about The best ways to combat J1 FOMO
It’s January and with nothing but lectures, assignments and the Galway rain to look forward to, why not plan ahead and suss out which musical festival you’d like to experience in the summer months? Life (25-28 May, Co. Westmeath) Reward yourself after final exams and kick off summer 2018 with an electronic bang at Life Festival. Not for the faint-hearted, Life is a … [Read more...] about Festival watch 2018: where do you need to be this summer?
Half the battle and the fun of festivals is the prep beforehand. Whether you’ve to factor in an Irish drenching or a foreign scorching there are a few festival essentials that cannot be overlooked. They are the electric to your picnic and the sea to your sessions, so may you take note and take with. The Bum Bag Okay, hear me out - once you go bum bag you’ll never go back. … [Read more...] about Festival 101: your fashion essentials