Tag: food and drink

Shopping for one? Go frozen!

The euphoria of being away from your parents may start to pall when you first realise you have to start cooking for yourself, and on a budget.   Remember that fresh fruit and vegetables in a supermarket are among the most expensive – greengrocers

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Eat well, stay well

Fast food is very tempting, and while Dominos deliver pizzas up until 5 am, you cannot bring them into the Library, even during 24/7 opening. It is often helpful to take a meal break – go home, cook something healthy

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Your library guide to surviving and thriving at university

Congratulations to everyone who has made the grade or seized the initiative and made their way in through clearing!  Starting at university can be daunting but there are a few things to bear in mind that will help you get

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Awash with drinking water

Now you can refill your drinking water bottles at three places in the Library: The Entrance Area corridor Outside the Postgraduate Study Suite (in the teaching room corridor) In Area 2B on the second floor, near the relaxed seating area

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New water cooler

We are delighted to announce a new water cooler is now available for you to fill your water bottle with cool or chilled water near the Postgraduate Study Suite and teaching rooms on the ground floor.  

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Case of the missing teaspoons

Our Library coffee room seems to be some sort of black hole for teaspoons. Someone supplies a fresh batch, and in no time at all, everyone is fighting over the sole survivor. But it seems we are not alone, and

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2014-15: All served up on a commemorative plateful of learning…

A few months ago, you may remember me telling you about the regular training sessions we have for staff here in the Library. I reflected on a referencing session, and why it was important for us to both update our

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Café closing earlier over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend

The Library café will be closing at 6pm from Friday, 3rd April to Monday, 6th April inclusive.  Vending machines will remain available when the café is closed.

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Meat free day on campus

Next week is it is Meat Free Week, in support of which, Food on Campus (the University catering service) are having a meat free day today tomorrow (Wednesday, 11 March). The case for reducing meat consumption, and therefore meat demand and

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Chewing gum – a sticky problem

Chewing gum is a popular pastime for many, especially since it was suggested chewing sugar free chewing gum might be good for the teeth but please think of your colleagues when you have had your fun and the gum becomes

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