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At the moment there are a lot of choices being offered to all students. Spend a year abroad. This is such a great opportunitythat you can’t miss it, just contact your administrator and they should have all the details. The only thing you need to worry about is: do you carry on studying, or teach? We chat to two students, who are currently on their year abroad, on why they chose to either study or teach. Study Study Study! Bonjour from Lyon! At the moment I am on my year abroad in France as part of my French, German and…

It was admittedly with some excitement I went to Noodle One with my housemates. Considering myself something of a ‘foodie’, I enjoy sampling new things and having a crack at a culture I haven’t experienced. Unfortunately for me, this has never really extended to Asian cuisine. I love sushi, and like most I’ve had the odd Chinese takeaway. However, as far as authentic Asian food goes, I’ve never partaken. What I can say after visiting Noodle One is that I will be again! To start, me and my three friends shared a chicken satay, which was very tasty (although I’d…

If you’re in a relationship over this festive season, then you may not feel the loneliness singledom brings you. If you are single, they hey, you also must have a good time cocooned in your Ben & Jerry-eating, Greys Anatomy-watching life. Supposing you enjoy your ‘single and ready to mingle existence’, then that fine and enjoy it, but some may feel lonely or empty without someone at Christmas. It’s normal to feel lonely when you’re single, especially at Christmas, and just because your friends are out every day of the week ending in ‘y’ drinking their weight in WKD, doesn’t…

I heart Christmas more than life itself, I love the Christmas music, tree, lights and one could not forget ‘Christmas in a tin’ (Glade Apple & Cinnamon Room Spray FYI). This year I have been more of an eager Christmas beaver than ever before – decorations went up in the first week of November and all my shopping was done by the 10th November, very proud. So, here I spread some Christmas joy, joy that will reach extreme levels when I open my Selection Box, go straight for the Flake (Obvs) and enjoy its crumbly goodness whilst wearing my onesie all…

Africa As December is in Africa’s summer, Christmas dinner is typically eaten outside. In South Africa they pay homage to tradition with roast beef and turkey, suckling pig and local delicacies such as yellow rice with raisins. For afters, plum pudding and paper hats are the order of the day. In Ghana, they feast on rice and fufu, a yam paste, together with okra soup, porridge and assorted meats. Norway I would write these dishes in Norwegian but I’d only do them an injustice by failing to correctly note all of the accents. Nonetheless, Christmas in Norway sounds pretty tasty…

“With the Christmas party season almost upon us, students in Bangor are being encouraged to make better choices when it comes to their health in a new drive to cut unnecessary admissions to hospital Emergency Departments and reduce inappropriate use of the ambulance service.” The above was part of an article sent to Danielle Buckley, VP of Education and Welfare, from the NHS to make you lovely lot aware of the vast amount of unnecessary visits and admissions to hospitals. The next chunk of information you are about to read is designed to help educate us all on the correct…

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