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    Student leaders help improve your university experience: here is why you should vote!

    Student Leadership is an integral part of student success, as well as a fulfilling academic experience for every student attending university. With SU Elections approaching fast, our student nominees getting ready to start their campaigns, and the atmosphere at university filled with electric anticipation, it makes us think; Why? Why is it so vital to participate in the voting process? And why do we even NEED students at university leading and taking charge? It is known that Leadership and Passion often go hand in hand; leaders passionate about their work and what they believe in and having the ability to arouse that passion in their fellow students and team members…

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    How to get on with your flatmates

    So you powered through all the stress of college and you made it to university! Congratulations! Then suddenly it dawns on you that you will be meeting new people that will most definitely be sharing a flat with you. How do you learn to live with a bunch of new people? How will you even start the first conversation? I for one was worried about meeting six strangers when I’d made the biggest move of my life, so I’ve pulled together some pointers over my time at Uni that might help you get to know your flatmates and ease your worries about making new friends! Make sure that you are…

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    8 things to expect on a night out in Huddersfield.

    After a whole year of spending my loan (and secretly my overdraft) on partying and nights out around Huddersfield, I have definitely seen enough to last me a lifetime. As a fresher, you are probably already wondering where to go, what to wear and who knows what else, and although I can’t help you with everything I can definitely tell you a few things to expect! First off, there is a night for every day of the week. Tokyo, Camel, Revolution, Five Bar… they are all open at least one day a week so you’re always covered for any impromptu nights out with the flatmates. Even on Sundays you can…

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    Freshers’ Focus: HudLive

    Live music is one of those things that, no matter what you are into (or what you’re not into) you can immerse yourself in the live experience and share ‘that moment’ with the crowd around you. There’s just something about being surrounded by sweaty people, booze and great music that is strangely enticing and also comforting. I am a big music lover, but even people who aren’t ‘that into’ music, when placed in a crowd of people sharing a moment together at a gig, can make the most of hanging out and having a great time. One thing is for sure – HudLive is set to give the music lover…

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    SU Election Live Blog

    For those who haven’t been living under a rock or camping out in the library to get those deadlines met, it will be no surprise that the annual SU elections have been taking place at The University this week. You’ve been asked to vote, seen more green and blue than a day out at Teletubby land and are ready to tell the next stranger to come up to you on campus to eff off and take their manifesto with them, but despite what seems like a load of hassle and popularity contesting, it really does matter. This year has seen some brilliant candidates canvas for your support and in my…