Lisa Murphy

Lisa is a Catholic and likes the colour purple, sunshine and being by the sea. She works for the Student Christian Movement.

Relationships and Sexuality

As you get settled into life at uni, you might notice that your relationships with those around you begin to change. There is a chance that your friends from school drift from your inner circle to becoming more like acquaintances,…


Pocketing the Pennies

Starting university is an exciting time, but it’s also a very expensive one! Here’s a few suggestions that can help you stay on top of your finances and save you from the debt monster. Add your tips in the comments!


Mental Health and University

A recent study showed that university mental health services are seeing a 50% increase in demand. One student shares her story of dealing with mental illness at university.


Rustic Bread Recipe

Bread. Perfect for sandwiches, as an accompaniment to soup, and as a late night snack toasted and covered with cheese. Here’s a simple bread recipe that makes a small loaf, a batch of 8 rolls or a great pizza dough.


Pasta Sauce Recipe

This simple tomato and basil pasta sauce can be adapted to make a delicious bolognaise or a fiery chilli with the addition of a few extra ingredients.


Mug Cake Perfection

Mmm, cake. If you have a sweet tooth, this quick and easy mug cake will definitely hit the spot.


Domestic Bliss

You might not imagine yourself becoming a domestic deity when you head off to uni, but part of the independence of living away from home will mean that taking care of the everyday chores such as cooking and cleaning will be down to you. Here’s a few tips to achieve domestic bliss.


Easy Bake Biscuit Recipe

The perfect accompaniment to a cup of tea, this biscuit recipe is super simple and can easily be adapted to make them vegan or gluten free.


Tweet Others As You Would Like To Be Tweeted

The use of social media continues to sky-rocket, while cracks in the framework of society grow. Can the answer be found in social media itself, or do we have a part to play?


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