Wimbledon Bookfest | Need-to-know

What is it? Wimbledon Bookfest is a charity promoting arts, culture and education. It hosts a public literary festival annually and this year, it takes place from 3-13 October on Wimbledon Common. It hosts almost 100 events during it’s 10 day run and has grown rapidly since it was founded in 2006 by Fiona Razvi…

10 hacks for public transport in London

London is an incredible city for transport with it’s endless bus routes, intricate tube system and cycle lanes on almost every road, but it’s worth knowing some of the best hacks to save you time, money and stress when travelling through London. I’ve put together a list of 10 hacks for public transport in London,…

8 day trips from London

Living in London is great, but sometimes it’s nice to escape the city and take a day out somewhere a little quieter. It’s so easy to travel by train to different cities around the country, so here are 8 of my favourite day trips to make from London! Oxford Oxford is a city West of…

21 things to do in London this summer

Sky Garden If you’re looking to go somewhere for great views of London this summer, the Sky Garden is the perfect option. Tickets are free and slots can be booked on their website. As you can imagine, it gets booked up pretty quickly, so it’s best to get on the website as soon as tickets…

Kew Gardens | Beyond Roehampton

Summer is approaching, which means you’re probably looking for things to do around London. If you’re one with nature, then this one is definitely for you! Kew Gardens, officially known as the Royal Botanic Gardens, is one of my favourite places to visit on a sunny day – and at £8, it’s just half the…

10 myths about life at university

1. You will only make friends in Fresher’s Week The great thing about going to university is that it’s an opportunity to meet so many people who you would never usually come across. There always seems to be a lot of pressure on Freshers’ Week but this shouldn’t be the case at all. Your university…

Christmas in London | Beyond Roehampton

The Christmas break officially kicks off this Thursday for Roehampton students and as so many students are staying on campus, I’ve put together a little guide of things you can do this winter break! Winter Wonderland My first suggestion is the very wonderful Winter Wonderland which takes place annually in London’s Hyde Park. Winter Wonderland…

Gift Giving on a Student Budget

Christmas is fast approaching and for students, this can be a particularly stressful time of the year! Buying presents on a student budget isn’t always the easiest thing, however, fear not, because there are still plenty of ways for you to give without spending lots of money and these are all ideas that tend to…