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Giving you the latest information about student life and updates from Hertfordshire University and surrounding areas

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Exam Stress Cocktails

By Matt Dowse It’s getting to that time again: deadlines and exams are fast approaching, but it’s important not to let yourself get too stressed. You know what really helps reduce stress? Cocktails! Here are some fab drinks that are simple enough for you to mix on a student budget. Vodka Sunset [Credit: Tim Savage, Pexels] A nice simple one to get you started, and probably the cheapest to make! You will need: Vodka (we recommend 50ml) Orange juice Raspberry cordial (squash) W

What’s On At UH: Contrast

Cheeky Wednesday and Breakout! are hardly the only nights out available to students, and hardly the only ones that allow a budget-friendly alcohol-fest. Another one of the Forum’s very own nights out is Contrast: a weekly show that draws in special guest DJs and overloads its guests with drink deals that rival any night out in London. This Friday, 17 November, Contrast will take place at the Forum as usual, 10:30 pm to 3:00 am; its music spread between two rooms of pounding R

Launch Of The Battle Of The Campuses

By Robert Wheatley The Battle of the Campuses’ launch on the 21st October was an immensely successful night, with tons of students getting involved in some of the outlandish activities like a rapid-fire, one-handed chicken nugget-eating contest and a few rounds of an awesomely intense Flip Cup competition that had the audience yelling in a glorifying spur of encouragement. The night started a little slow, but as soon as students overheard our host, VP Rosy Vega’s announcement

A healthy dose of science: Babies, booze & fake drugs

[Kat Clements | Contributing Writer] Working out what science stories matter and which ones are just a flash in the pan can be tricky, especially if you don’t have a science background. UniVerse is here to help with our regular roundup of the biggest news in science, environment and health. It takes three From dead babies to new ones; the hot-button issue of the month has been the recent approval of so-called ‘Three-person babies’ by Parliament. Mitochondria are unlike every