• Pennies make pounds…

    Hi everyone! So, the festive season has left us as quickly as it arrived and we’re all ready to start working hard again, right? I have huge expectations for 2015. I need/want/hope that it’s the best year yet. Sometimes uni can feel like you’re balancing a million things at once. Between studying, bad takeaway food, […]

  • Happy New Year!

    HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE! So, 2015 has finally arrived and everyone wants to start the new year with a positive attitude, along with goals to achieve. I read somewhere that the majority of people give up their new year resolutions within the first 8 days, but we’re going to be optimistic and say we’ll make it until […]

  • The Twelve Days of Christmas…

    Guys, Christmas is nearly upon us, with only THREE sleeps until the big day! For me, Christmas is all about family. When I was little, my sibling’s and I literally wanted to see whether Santa had been at 3am. Even now, we still put milk and cookies out- and a carrot for Rudolph of course. We […]

  • It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

    So Christmas is fast approaching and everyday we are getting more and more involved in the festive spirit. During my first year we decided that we would take a day and recreate Christmas, in order for us to celebrate it together. We made our own Christmas dinner, bought secret Santa presents and had a day […]

  • Goodbye College. Hello University.

    Goodbye Widnes. Hello Liverpool. Even though I live approximately 14.9 miles from Liverpool, the thought of moving out was beyond scary. I didn’t know if I was ready to look after myself and leave all of my friends and family behind, but it was the best decision I’ve ever made! I remember the day I moved in. I […]

  • Let’s not get ahead of ourselves now Jen…

    It’s just occurred to me that I didn’t introduce myself properly in my first blog entry… and I don’t know how to feel about that (cry). Well, my name is Jennifer McAlister- but I’ll let you call me Jenny. I was originally born in Scotland, however due to my mum’s job I have moved around […]

  • Fresher year in a nutshell!

    Year one of being a fresher can be a mix of emotions. On one hand you’re excited to move away; to make new friends, memories and to have your first real taste of freedom. However, on the other hand you face budgeting disasters, a level of stress to produce good work for your course and […]