How do you do this when you’re a student trying to save money? Galway is expensive enough without us having to pay extra to try and have a more sustainable lifestyle. I have compiled a few tips students and past students gave me that will allow you to not only to reduce your waste, but also save money. Living more sustainably does not have to be more expensive, but you do … [Read more...] about “Reduce! Reuse! Recycle!“ they say
After what has felt like an eternity, NUI Galway students are back on campus. UniCoV, the free COVID-19 testing programme aims to keep it that way. Even though vaccination levels are high it is still possible to get infected with the virus and to transmit the virus to others. By keeping COVID-19 in check, the university experience can remain safe and vibrant. Like … [Read more...] about Why you should volunteer for UniCoV- the free, twice-weekly COVID-19 testing programme
Spooky season is finally falling upon us just like the colourful Autumn leaves fall onto the frozen ground like confetti. Pumpkins and Halloween décor are for sale in supermarkets and Netflix have released some new titles in time for the month of October. As a fellow Halloween fanatic, preparations have been in place since July 2021; rather early, but when you’re passionate … [Read more...] about Everyone hail to the pumpkin song!
Most of the past week has been spent at home due to the cyber-attack. I am busy working on journalism assignments and I also have a weekend job. I realize that the cost of living has gone up. The cost of everything has gone up. Thankfully I can live at home rent free with my mum and I realize how fortunate I am to be able to do that. However, in first year I did struggle with … [Read more...] about Mature Student’s Diary
Hello everyone and welcome back for the third time. Perhaps there was a bit of a rocky start to the year with this cyber-attack. However, if you’re still managing to read these diaries despite that, you must be very interested in the Erasmus experience. And I will say, it’s going great! Stockholm continues to amaze me with its beautiful views and surprisingly cheap and tasty … [Read more...] about Erasmus Diary