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All the latest news, reviews and events.

March 2016

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De-Stress Pamper Tips

De-stress from assignment deadlines and exam nerves with these do-it-yourself pamper tips for that spa at home feeling.

Posted in: Health | Student Life

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Spring Is In The Air

Spring is in the air and that means one thing, it’s time for a spring clean! Cleaning out your flat and refreshing the space is just as good for refreshing your mind. Here are our tips for the cleaning season.

Posted in: Student Advice

The opening round of the 2016 MSA British Rally Championship takes place in Newtown. Using stages that form an integral part of Wales Rally GB, the World Rally Championship round this will prove to be a real test to the start of everyone’s campaign. Starting on Saturday night with two stages in the dark, this is no gentle bed into the new rallying season. Osian Pryce gives an insight to the stages; “the stages are familiar because of Rally GB but the likes of Pikes Peak, up by the wind farms is quite something. It is a couple of things, it is so steep you don’t think you are going that fast and then the road is SO wide that you feel you can showboat or play around. All of that costs you time, you have to very much stick to the line.” “As the trees and markers are so far away from the road, you don’t get a sensation of speed. That is until you arrive at a slow section and you need two feet on the brake pedal to slow you down!” “All of the stages here are special. Hafren is an all time classic; really tight in places, really fast in others but it can have a greasy surface that you have to watch. Mid-Wales is going to really start BRC for 2016.”

British Rally Championship 2016 Gets Underway

The weekend seen the Mid Wales stages get underway with Driver Alex Laffey and co-driver Andrew Roughead commencing their championship in the u-student sponsored Ford Fiesta R5 backed by CA1 Sport.

Posted in: Entertainment | Events | News | Out and about | Reviews | Sport | Uncategorised

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Easter Fun and Frolics

Very soon it’ll be time for the Easter holidays. Take some time away from studying to indulge in some Easter fun and frolics.

Posted in: Entertainment | Events | Holidays | North East | Out and about | Student Life | Sunderland