Be like Geronimo – beat the winter blues!

My top 5 tips to help you fight those winter blues. By Liepa Petraviciute As I write this blog, I’m sitting by my desk, wrapped in my favourite blanket with a cup of tea to uplift my spirit. I’m in my natural habitat, as my housemates would say. A classic Aberdeenshire day – raining and

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This Movember let’s talk, listen, and share

By Gabriel Kolanen Days darken, leaves litter the ground, and the wind bites a bit more than before. For sure, autumn is in full swing, and as November sets in you might notice another tell-tale sign of the year: messy stubble, questionable facial hair, and perhaps, grizzly beards. Since 2003, the Movember Foundation has shone

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University’s Health & Wellbeing Day

The University ran its annual Health & Wellbeing day in Elphinstone Hall on Thursday 25th October for King’s Campus based staff and students. The event had lots of activities to get involved in, including: cookery demonstrations, life style checks, dance demonstrations, fat analysis, sprint and exercise-bike challenges, and much more… There were also free food

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Feeding Yourself on a Budget

By Abigail Sked, graduate blogger Five years ago, when I started university, I received my first student loan payment of somewhere between £600-£1000 and I was over the moon. I budgeted for my rent, essentials and an expensive week of parties during Welcome Week but I got a real shock when I realised that academic textbooks

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