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How to Clean Your Kitchen: The Ultimate Guide

A never-ending trail of crumbs, mystery spillages splattered all over the place, and clearing out food that’s so far past its best before date it’s practically Jurassic. We know cleaning the kitchen is never fun, especially if it’s someone else’s mess you’re having to take care of, but it’s a good idea to stay on Read more >

7 Tips for Efficient E-Learning at Home

The news of another lockdown, having to stay indoors, and a shift to learning at home wasn’t exactly the way we wanted to start 2021. Away from the lecture theatres, seminar rooms and libraries of your university, studying can feel a lot different when it’s shrunk down onto your laptop and you can’t meet up Read more >

MENTAL HEALTH & HOW TO SPOT IF SOMEONE IS STRUGGLING

If you missed Nurse Joan’s ‘Stay In, Stay Safe’ session about ‘Mental Health & How to Spot If Someone is Struggling’, you can watch it again here. We’ve also summarised all of the main points that he covered in his session below: Let’s talk about mental health. Mental health determines how we feel about ourselves, the way we interact with those Read more >

COVID-19 & SLEEP

If you missed Nurse Joan’s ‘Stay In, Stay Safe’ session about Covid-19 and sleep, you can watch it again here. We’ve also summarised all of the main points that he covered in the session below: Coronavirus has taken us into a world of uncharted waters. Countless lockdowns, economies have ground to a halt, and have unleashed fear amongst us. With such unprecedented changes coming so quickly, Read more >

5 reasons to study in Cork

Known by locals as the ‘real capital of Ireland’, Cork is enchanting and rustic in ambience, a place where young people can be creative and inspired. The city’s artisan coffee bars, vibrant art galleries and live music seamlessly mesh with its traditional pubs and architecture, evolving Cork into a cosmopolitan city. To top it all off, Cork is renowned for its fresh locally sourced ingredients whether it is from one of the many gourmet restaurants or their established English Market.