College Living

Summer Stories – Part 1

There is something universally exciting about summer. Whether you're 12 years old and its a couple of months before you start secondary school, you're a young student about to spend the next 3 months working i...
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Peoples Choice Award Nominees – Smedias 2019

The People’s Choice Award is the only Smedia to be chosen, not by judges, but by a popular vote.  It puts the power back in the hands of the people as your fellow students decide who most stood out in the med...

10 things we love about the N26

If we’ve learned anything from the recent press coverage of ‘Revolut’, it’s that the old saying about ‘all publicity being good publicity’ does not apply to the world of alternative banking methods. Rumours of...

5 Tips for the Student Traveling on a Budget

1) Make A Budget I promise you that this list will most assuredly get more helpful or nuanced but right now let us get the obvious out of the way, make a budget. They’re not sexy, they’re not fun but they’r...

5 Tips For Cooking As A Student

For many people their first experience of living away from home comes when they go to university, but for most freshers the task of cooking a decent meal can be a little daunting: it's much easier to get a piz...

5 things that are worse than the mock exams

All across Ireland, students have started mock exams for the Junior and Leaving Cert. And while the exams can be stressful, they are a test run for the real exams. Studying is hard but there are worse things i...

The Irish Student’s Hangover Survival Guide

So, you've rolled over, batted your eyes awake and as you move you suddenly get that funky tummy feeling. Your head is banging like a sh*thouse door in a gale storm (bonus points for getting the reference). Yo...

Pharmacy Students Stage Dail Protest Over Fees

Pharmacy students are calling for a drop in fees, a new pharmacy programme was introduced in 2015 making placements unpaid and increasing final year fees. The Union of Students has said this has left many ...

REVIEW: N26 The Mobile First Bank

Banks. The modern students arch nemesis. Always showing you how much money you don’t have, constantly letting you buy double vodka’s on a night out and you know that whole crashing the global economy thing. On...

6 Tips For The Student Living on a Budget

When in living in college it can be very hard to find the time (or the money) to get by in your busy day to day life. Whether its paying rent, buying books or going out, college tends to be very expensive. Her...