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Month: November 2018

10 Things to Do in Galway at Christmas

10 Things to Do in Galway at Christmas

1. Go Ice-Skating at Leisureland in Salthill Student tickets are only €13, so get down to Lesiureland in Salthill between November 18th, 2018 and January 6th, 2019! More info: www.galwayskates.com   2. International Potluck Party at the Hub   In association with the International Student Society (ISS), we’re hosting an International Holiday Party here at the Hub on Friday, December 7th from 5pm to 8pm! Bring a traditional dish to share and enjoy a little study break on us! 3….

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DE-STRESS THE STRESS

DE-STRESS THE STRESS

We’ve reached the time of year where the looming thought of exams are going to take up 50% of our thought process, while the other 50% is made up of a mix of studying and whether you should be going out! Exam timetables were posted on 15th November (if you haven’t checked your timetable, I’m trying to remind you, cough! cough!). Here are a few tips I’ve found to be useful in my previous experience:  Have structure: As it is to be…

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Easy lemon drizzle cake

Easy lemon drizzle cake

Hey guys, so this week I’m going to give you the recipe to my favourite type of cake lemon drizzle cake. It’s super easy to make and tastes amazing. All you need is…… cake: 225g softened butter 225g caster sugar 4 eggs 225g self-raising flour zest and juice of 1 lemon icing: juice of 1 lemon 40g icing sugar 40g caster sugar 1. Preheat the over to 180 degrees and grease a baking tin with butter 2.Beat together butter and…

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Study Snack Hack

Study Snack Hack

It’s that time of the year again; we are finally into our last week of classes for the fall semester. The Christmas market in town is proof that all the fun things going on surrounding the holiday season are so close and I’m sure we all can hardly wait, but one huge thing stands between us and a Christmas ham: exams! I understand, as a student, just how stressful and exhausting this time leading up to our exams can be….

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MUSIC MONDAYS

MUSIC MONDAYS

Welcome to MUSIC MONDAYS, this is where I will be posting the top 10 most played songs every week!!! 🙂 Wanna listen to the songs that are trending the most while studying for the upcoming exams? Stay Tuned..     ******SONGS OF THE WEEK******    1.Happier- Marshmellow & Bastille Here is the official video, I will be posting a video of the No.1 song of the week!   2.Girl like you- Maroon 5 Ft Cardi B 3.High hopes- Panic! At the…

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Upcoming Events Week 12:

Upcoming Events Week 12:

As the final week of lectures finish up and we all get down to studying hard, don’t forget to enjoy yourself every once in a while at our upcoming events! As per usual for a full list of everything that’s happening check out the socs calendar at https://socs.nuigalway.ie/calendar.php   Monday:   Time Lord Soc Games night – The time lords are back! Who could have seen that coming? The weekly Doctor Who themed game night is back in The Small Acoustic Room…

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Discipline in Fitness

Discipline in Fitness

“I’ll start tomorrow” turns into “I’ll start next Monday” turns into “I’ll start on the 1st.” I can admit that I was, and still am undoubtedly a slave to this mindset. This attitude does not contribute to a healthy perception of fitness whatsoever. It constitutes the concept of fitness to be a chore; a negative task impeding on the things and activities you enjoy. Trust me, it does not have to be this way. It has taken me months and…

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Chocolate biscuit cake

Chocolate biscuit cake

Hey guys, so I’m here to brighten up your week with everyone’s favourite CHOCOLATE. More specifically the recipe for an amazing super simple chocolate biscuit cake. All you need is….. 250g chocolate 225g butter 150g golden syrup 1 pack of rich tea biscuits (300g) optional buttons marshmallows maltesers almonds         1. In a large glass bowl melt the chocolate, golden syrup and butter over a pot of boiling water. Alternatively if like me you don’t have a…

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Upcoming Events Week 11:

Upcoming Events Week 11:

Welcome back to what’s happening in college this week! As always we’re here to keep you informed about whats happening and where. Lets run through some of the highlights this week has to offer. As always for a full list of everything that’s going on be sure to check out the socs calendar https://socs.nuigalway.ie/calendar.php Monday: Archaeology Soc Social Night – Whether your the next Richard Hammond, or Mary Anning, all are welcome to come down and mix with other like minded diggers in…

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