University Freshers’ Week: The Complete Guide

Freshers’ Week is completely unpredictable. With so many new faces and places, it’s easy to get lost in yourself and your new surroundings. I’ve put together this guide to help you navigate everything that’s going on so you can make the most of your time during Freshers’ Week. It covers everything from events to free…

Tips for Living in University Halls

September is fast approaching and the start of the new semester is looming over our heads. I lived in halls during my first year at the University of Edinburgh and based on my experience, I’ve tried to think of some tips for those of you who may be moving out for the first time. Moving…

It Needs to be More than a Physical Change

My mind is a bit of a tricky place. I unnecessarily break down into tears because I get tied up in thoughts that shouldn’t bother me at all.  Due to recent events, this has been happening to me more frequently so I put off writing this ‘ Progress Update,’ to avoid thinking about all of…

Chocolate Tasting at York Cocoa Works

It started in 2011 with a chocolate emporium that would “create a home for true chocolate lovers” when York Cocoa House opened their doors for the first time. This year, they took it further and opened their own chocolate manufactory, in the heart of the Viking city where they produce chocolate from scratch. Located on…