College Living

The Ten commandments for travelling on a budget

Find Accommodation where you can self cater. Eating out for breakfast, lunch and dinner can be expensive. You're better off going to whatever the alternative to Tesco is and getting a load of grub for cheap...

Spirits vs Lager: The Great Debate

It's Friday night and you're in the pub. You're about to make the biggest decision of your life. This vital decision will dictate how your night, and quite possibly your life goes. Do you make the safe choice ...

The best places for a pint in Dublin.

The weekend is nearly upon us and that means one thing: Pints, pints and more pints. Finding a good place to get some of that sweet nectar can be difficult in this day and age. All lot of the time, you feel it...

How to avoid a college related breakdown

Its that time of year again. The stress is starting to build up as those essay deadlines creep up and we start planning changing our identity and moving to New Zealand. I'm here to tell you all to calm down an...

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...