Manchester students have won a gold medal in the iGEM competition – a prestigious international student prize in synthetic biology, by inventing an advanced alcohol detector
A brief guide on the essential phrases you will need when travelling to order some booze and drinking with anyone, anywhere
Amid growing calls for drinking culture reform and support, the SU is planning a partnership with Alcoholics Anonymous to battle alcoholism in students
Save your time, money and liver this weekend by opting not to go out, says Robert Firth
With drunken Freshers’ week antics now over, Robert Firth takes a look at what university life is like for students who don’t drink.
Adam Fearn offers his opinions on four beverages that you’ll definitely be drinking within your first weeks of university
“Drinking responsibly is good for society”, says pub chain boss
In one case a student dressed up as Robin in a University of Manchester politics lecture
Is your skin suffering from partying too hard in Freshers’ Week? We give some helpful tips on how to combat freshers’ face, including the best type of alcohol to drink to reduce the effects of a wild night out
Alex Pigott on why we should all embrace the Christmas spirit and silence the naysayers
An anonymous contributor asks whether party drugs are really worth it
Hester Lonergan discovers the hidden joys of non-Basics spirits
Claire Cottis gives insight on how to create the Gin and Earl Grey Fizz, a truly British (…and easy to mix!) cocktail
Gráinne Morrison on why she’s taking a sabbatical from shopping.
London South Bank University is using the bar as a psychology experiment
The latest internet super-craze “NekNomination” has swept the globe. Give it a rest, says Sophie Lipton