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Summer Sunday Selections!

Happy Sunday! or SUN-day (excuse the cheeseball of a pun) to all of you enjoying the glorious weather today… being stuck indoors at work until 4pm, I am, of course, slightly jealous! It’s been a while since I last blogged, starting this new job on campus has really taken it out of me but, from…

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Writer of the Week #2

After a fortnight and two Friday’s have come and gone, it is time to announce our next Writer of the Week (albeit a little delayed after a couple of weeks of crazy…) This week’s featured writer is: Simon James!   Simon James is a student at Lancaster University studying Creative Writing and English. He sent in this fictional…

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Writer of the Week #1

It’s the weekend and, a little bit later than planned, it’s time to announce our first Writer of the Week!  This week’s writer is: Lexy Hudson!   Lexy Hudson is a student at York University and sent in this story, The Protagonists, for our new Writer of the Week initiative. Lexy has taken the relationship…

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Getting On Like A House On Fire… A Student’s Guide to House-Hunting!

This student-interest article was written by our guest blogger, Stephen Thomas, working on behalf of www.thesafeshop.co.uk and will inspire this weekend’s poem from myself. It definitely had me checking my flat for extinguishers and blankets! I hope you find it useful. Sophie x   Know your landlord’s responsibilities when it comes to fire safety and what you can…

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The Student Wordsmith Launches NEW Writer of the Week!

  It’s a new week and The Student Wordsmith is launching its BRAND-NEW writing initiative: Writer of the Week!  Are you a creative writer? Do you write short stories, flash fiction, or did you fall in love with poetry? Perhaps you are more into journalism and writing articles? Either way, whether you have written an…

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