Natalya Smith

New Cryfield Village accommodation plans revealed

Plans have been revealed by the University for a “new and rather different” set of student residences to be built at Cryfield Village, set to open in 2019. The new accommodation will have a village-style layout and will replace the current Redfern residences, with the aim of creating more accommodation...
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Posted Feb. 1, 2017

Carrie Fisher: More Than Just a Princess

At the end of a year that brought an onslaught of celebrity deaths, it was Carrie Fisher’s passing on 27th December that dealt me the heaviest blow. Known to thousands as Star Wars’ Princess Leia, Fisher’s hugely influential role in the franchise has dominated popular culture for the past forty...
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Posted Jan. 10, 2017

Warwick SU now stock free sanitary products

Warwick Students’ Union (SU) have starting stocking free sanitary products this year, after a policy to provide emergency protection for people with periods was voted on in Term 2 of last year. The policy was proposed and voted on in an All Student Meeting (ASM), after current SU President Luke...
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Posted Oct. 4, 2016

Brussels On a Budget

Looking for an affordable last-minute summer city break? Planning on making Brussels part of your next Interrail itinerary? Want to explore Europe but don’t have the time or money to visit more than one place? When I impulsively booked a week’s break in Brussels with my boyfriend just two weeks...
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Posted Aug. 31, 2016

Exploring Canada: the Perks of Family Holidays

[dropcap]M[/dropcap]y first trip to Canada, and my first time skiing, happened very suddenly in Easter 2010. Having booked to spend three days in a caravan in rainy Derbyshire (a thrilling prospect to nobody but my dad), my mum stumbled across a last-minute family ski trip deal online on the last...
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Posted Apr. 25, 2016

Warwick launches new course on Literature and mental health

Warwick University has launched the world’s first free online course exploring Literature in mental health. “Literature and Mental Health: Reading for Wellbeing” is available on the FutureLearn platform and is in association with ReLit, a foundation dedicated to ‘bibliotherapy,’ or the wellbeing benefits of great literature. The course features interviews...
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Posted Jan. 27, 2016