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THE LANGUAGE OF EMOJIS

THE LANGUAGE OF EMOJIS

Formerly known as smileys and often confused with emoticons, emojis are increasingly being used online. By adding these emojis to written communication, people are able to add further emotion and meaning to their messages (as well as preventing certain statements from...

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A WORD WITH THE CO-FOUNDER OF MY 1ST YEARS

A WORD WITH THE CO-FOUNDER OF MY 1ST YEARS

My 1st Years was founded by Jonny Sitton and Daniel Price in 2008, whilst studying at Leeds Beckett University. They struggled to find a unique gift for a friend’s newborn and realised that there was a gap in the market for high-quality personalised baby gifts. Since...

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BLONDIE’S KITCHEN DUO ARE TWO SMART COOKIES

BLONDIE’S KITCHEN DUO ARE TWO SMART COOKIES

Blondie's Kitchen, which was founded by blonde duo Kristelle Levy and Chelsie Collins in 2016, are the UK's first and only Milk & Cookie Bar. Inspired by a trip they took to New York, they noticed a gap in the UK market for these American-style cookies. In this...

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10 FUN THINGS TO DO AT HOME

10 FUN THINGS TO DO AT HOME

Adjusting to the current change in our daily routine can be tough, but by taking care of yourself mentally you will be better equipped to deal with it. Spending more time at home doesn’t have to be boring! In this post we’ve put together our top 10 list of fun and...

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3 SMOOTHIES TO BOOST YOUR ENERGY LEVELS

3 SMOOTHIES TO BOOST YOUR ENERGY LEVELS

University life can come with its challenges. Students may feel stressed trying to juggle impending deadlines, part-time work and a social life. At times of stress it can feel tempting to reach for last night’s pizza, but maintaining a healthy diet is vital and has...

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THE MOST ANTICIPATED FILMS OF 2020

THE MOST ANTICIPATED FILMS OF 2020

If January is any indication of what 2020 has in store for films, then be prepared for everything from childhood remakes to classic sequels. Bad Boys 2, Little Women and Oscar nominated film 1917 have already been released and it is only Spring. Keep reading for my...

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THE IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON SOCIETY

THE IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON SOCIETY

The development of social media tools and mobile technology over the years has had a considerable impact on society, both positive and negative. Our lives can be easily exposed online in whatever way we like, whether it’s an online diary of our every move or simply a...

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THE FITNESS INFLUENCERS TO FOLLOW ON INSTAGRAM

THE FITNESS INFLUENCERS TO FOLLOW ON INSTAGRAM

Staying fit whilst keeping on top of Uni assignments can feel like a chore. However, with exam season looming it is more important than ever to stay active and healthy.Not only is exercise good for your muscles and bones, it can also help to improve your cognitive...

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HOW BEST TO BE A SUSTAINABLE STUDENT

HOW BEST TO BE A SUSTAINABLE STUDENT

With the Extinction Rebellion protests and Greta Thunberg’s inspiring activism appearing at the forefront of recent national news, there have there has never been a more prevalent time to focus on our personal carbon footprint. As budgeting students, the...

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