You and your fresher: Read this before you rush out to the shops!

Your child, let’s call her Edwina again, has managed to bag a room on Readingham University campus and can’t wait to kit it out in style. She’s thinking matching cups and plates, decorative desk tidy and floral bedspreads. But have a look at our list before you dash off for what is likely to be a humdinger of a shop to Ikea, or even John Lewis – and, as much as I have sold my soul to John Lewis on a few occasions, in this instance: just NO!… Read More You and your fresher: Read this before you rush out to the shops!

Meningitis awareness for students: Freshers are especially at risk

In amongst all the preparations for uni which you may be planning to tackle after next Thursday, there is a more serious health related one you should consider. Freshers are an at-risk group for meningitis, due to their love of heavy duty socialising in crowded places with lots of new people: The Guardian: Teenagers and Students… Read More Meningitis awareness for students: Freshers are especially at risk