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INTERVIEW: Billy Lockett

Posted by Rod Ardehali , 30 October 2014

When Uni2Know was offered to catch up with up-and-coming singer songwriter Billy Lockett for a second time we jumped at the chance to see his soulful set and find out...

JUNGLE JAM @ MINT WAREHOUSE: Review

Posted by Anna Broadbent, 10 October 2014

It doesn’t take long at Leeds to notice that there is a pretty strict pattern where clubbing is concerned: Monday at Mint, Tuesday at Hifi, Wednesday at...

Unknown Festival Review

Posted by Rod Ardehali , 05 October 2014

As we settle in to our second week of Uni and summer continues to slip further into the past, Uni2know takes a last longing look back at one of its highlights: Unkown...

Fresher: "Am I forgetting something?"

Posted by Uni2 , 15 September 2014

This is a comprehensive list of must haves (with some hidden extras). Ok let's go; 1. Alarm clock 2. Alcohol (to share with your new friends) 3. The...

Salmond “We’ll keep the pound even if it means joining the UK"

Posted by News Toad , 13 August 2014

Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond has said that Scotland will keep the pound even if it means joining the United Kingdom to do it. Speaking at a packed...

Preparing for Your Year Abroad

Posted by Vicky Karpinski, 21 July 2014

Whether you’re deciding whether to go, writing your application, or actually at the terrifying packing stage of heading off for your year abroad this September,...

No Tomorrow Review

Posted by SJ, 09 June 2014

No Tomorrow Festival No Tomorrow finally arrived last weekend, it all happened in a dream location, just outside ‘Batman’s mansion’. As...

I'm not going to resign but I might grow a stash!

Posted by News Toad , 27 May 2014

Deputy Prime Minister and Leader of the Liberal Democrats Nick Clegg has confirmed this morning that whilst he will not be heeding calls to step down from either...

2015 election debate to be held on Porn Hub

Posted by News Toad , 20 May 2014

The Guardian and Daily Telegraph have announced that they are teaming up with on line skin flick vendor Porn Hub to host the leader’s debate ahead of next years...

The Man’s Essential Guide to Shoes

Posted by Jasmine Walker, 12 May 2014

A lot of people are shy when it comes to admitting their obsessions and addictions. I, on the other hand, can confidently and proudly admit that I have an obsession...

10 things you do with your student gym membership

Posted by UNI2, 11 May 2014

1. Tell people about it   2. Complain about the price   3. Claim you go all the time   4. Use it as a shelter...

10 ways to mildly annoy someone

Posted by UNI2, 09 May 2014

1. Send them a blank text     2. Leave a pointless voicemail message     3. Having the last...

10 awful/insulting presents to get someone

Posted by UNI2, 09 May 2014

1. Toilet brush   2. Deodorant   3. Washing up liquid   4. A Door   5. A...

10 things you forget exist whilst being a student

Posted by UNI2, 09 May 2014

1. Milk delivery   2. Newspapers   3. Proper meals   4. Sports   5. A clean...

10 things you wouldn’t do in a taxi sober

Posted by UNI2, 09 May 2014

1. Sing   2. Have a long conversation about your problems with the driver   3. Stick your head out of the...

10 things you can but shouldn't bathe in

Posted by UNI2, 09 May 2014

1. Beans   2. Jam   3. Chocolate   4. Money   5. Slime   6....

10 things you can’t afford as a student

Posted by UNI2, 09 May 2014

1. M&S microwave meals   2. Dinner in a fancy restaurant   3. Clothes shop anywhere other than Primark   4....

10 cars you can’t afford as a student

Posted by UNI2, 09 May 2014

1. BMW Z4   2. Mercedes SLK   3. Porsche 911   4. Lamborghini   5. Ferrari...

10 things that just don’t suit everyone

Posted by UNI2, 09 May 2014

1. Hats   2. Shirt & Ties   3. Boat Shoes (THESE GUYS CLEARLY WERE NOT WEARING THEIR BOAT SHOES) 4....

10 of the world’s favourite numbers

Posted by UNI2, 09 May 2014

1. TWO     2. FIVE     3. THIRTY FIVE     4. FIFTY SEVEN   (WE...

10 things you wont get away with after uni

Posted by AMN, 09 May 2014

1. Waking up after 10am.     2. Leaving all your work to the night before, starting and finishing it hours before it’s...

The Philosopher on Vegetarianism

Posted by Johnny Lawrence, 09 May 2014

I hate people who aren’t vegetarians but suddenly start caring about animal rights as soon as a cat gets sexually abused. They get all up in arms about animal...

7 Best things to get your hand stuck in

Posted by UNI2, 01 May 2014

1. Cleavage   2. Jelly   3. A firm handshake   4. Bubble Wrap   5. Edward...

Easiest things to get your hands stuck in

Posted by UNI2, 30 April 2014

1. Coffee pots   2. Jars   3. Gates   4. Finger traps   5. Mousetraps   6....

Summer Lovin': A Preview of Leeds Summer Parties

Posted by Charly Bowen, 30 April 2014

As the days get a little longer and the weather a little warmer, as Leeds becomes a flurry of glittery garden parties, it’s easy to forget that exams are...

The New Yorker: Extract Two

Posted by Olivia Jecel , 30 April 2014

Olivia and her boyfriend, Lucas, moved to New York last year. They returned with a whole host of stories about some of the weirdest experiences you could imagine....

Tokyo Style: The truth about Japanese fashion

Posted by Allie-May Redmond, 30 April 2014

Our intrepid fashion and beauty editor Allie-May Redmond recently went to Tokyo with her course to find out about the trends and styles from a part of the world that...

Great Foods for a Glowing Complexion

Posted by Sophie Noakes, 30 April 2014

We are persistently bombarded with adverts for cosmetic products promising to clear your skin, cleanse and nourish but how much good do they do and should we be...

Girl Meets Dress: For all your Grad-Ball needs

Posted by Allie-May Redmond, 30 April 2014

You want to get an amazing dress for the last big night-out of your university career? I can hear the yells of agreement now. We all want to look fab for Grad Ball,...

Menswear Basics on a Budget

Posted by Luke Svarc, 30 April 2014

What is it with us men? We buy things, ditch the instructions, go about things our own way and 9 out of 10 times end up with something that just doesn’t quite...

Worst things to get your hand stuck in

Posted by UNI2, 29 April 2014

1. A hug   2. A bear trap   3. A dog’s mouth   4. Honey or Jam pot   5....

The Night of the Kebab.

Posted by Laura Reynolds, 29 April 2014

After a night out we’ve all stuffed our faces with a doner from the local kebab shop - the one that failed every health and safety test - that leaves you...

Kabukimono “The First Step”

Posted by Kirsty Marsh & Allie Redmond, 29 April 2014

Kabukimono is a limited edition range of t-shirts ethically produced in the UK and designed by University of Manchester graduate, Edward Vanes. T-Shirts are priced...

The Philosopher

Posted by Johnny Lawrence, 28 April 2014

The world is a weird and senseless place. Johnny Lawrence often finds himself bemused by the stupidity of society and in this column, he shines a light on the daily...

Uni2 Interviews... Billy Lockett

Posted by Georgia Adderley, 28 April 2014

He’s a singer, songwriter who’s just sold out his first UK headline tour, not bad for a guy that’s not even signed to a label. Hailing from...

The Inner Child Does Fancy Dress

Posted by Inner Child, 25 April 2014

You know that ‘inner child’ that everyone has? If that concept was to be personified, it would probably act a lot like Malcolm Remedios. An English...

Will.i.am at the LG Arena

Posted by Adrienne Mole, 25 April 2014

It’s somewhat surprising that will.i.am’s recent UK shows mark the beginning of his first ever solo world tour. After the seemingly unending string of hit...

Uni2 Interview… You me at Six

Posted by Natalie Kelter and Laura Reynolds, 24 April 2014

You me at Six are a very popular five piece boy band from Surrey. Before their fourth album was released, at the end of January, we spoke to guitarist Matt Helyer, to...

The Joys of Non-League Football

Posted by Nathan Jacobs, 24 April 2014

Every Monday, discussion with my friends in the morning lecture quickly turns to the weekends’ Premier League action. Arguably the best league in the world, in...

The Evil Truth of Game Shows

Posted by Zack Fox and Dan Fine, 24 April 2014

If you’re a student - or injured - you’ll be well acquainted with daytime TV. That vast no-man’s land of destitute time stretching from noon till...

The Continuing Disappointment: Hard Hitting Plagiarism

Posted by Lydia Scott, 24 April 2014

SILVER SPOON FOUND IN DAVID CAMERON'S RECTUM The continuing disappointment can exclusively reveal that the prime minister has been rushed to hospital in the...

Beginner's Guide to Bondage (and Other Sexperimentation)

Posted by Penny Tration, 24 April 2014

After the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' phenomenon of 2012, bondage and kinky fetishes have become a much discussed topic. However, the book misses out the plethora...

“Bringing Sexy Back?”

Posted by Saphia Kharaz, 24 April 2014

Don't deny it now, you guys and girls LOVE a saucy music video and in recent months, there has certainly been no lack of them. So much so that - in early January...

Uni2Interviews… PEACE

Posted by Daniel Lewis, 24 April 2014

PEACE are an English indie rock band. They released their debut album ‘In Love’ in March last year to rave reviews. Last month, we talked to drummer...

Peace at Rock City

Posted by Ned Wilson, 24 April 2014

The queue is down the street. The sleeves on t-shirts are securely rolled up to elbows. Short sides, floppy quiffs everywhere, boat shoes, top buttons done and...

Uni2’s Local Artists Corner: One Bomb

Posted by Louis Antoniou , 24 April 2014

Si and Shookz, the two creators of electronic dance sensation One Bomb, have seen their success grow and grow in the last year. Their music ranges from chilled-out...

Oh, Mandy, you came and gave me anxiety

Posted by Uni2, 24 April 2014

Nottingham is well-known for its regular dance and house nights in the city, especially in the club Stealth- a favourite among the techno lovers. The club celebrates...

The library is not your bedroom!

Posted by Group Effort, 24 April 2014

Tot up the amount of time you’ve spent in your university library. Feel a bit sick now? Now, ask yourself how much of that time was productive? Students often...

Aunty E… Treacherous Tinder!

Posted by Aunty E, 24 April 2014

Hello boys and girls, the time has come again for me to share the horrors and delights of these past few weeks.  We managed to survive Valentine’s Day...

Uni2 Interviews filmmaker Jeanie Finlay

Posted by Malcolm Remedios, 22 April 2014

"If Elvis is alive, he wears a mask and goes by the name ORION" Nottingham-based filmmaker Jeanie Finlay's fifth feature film, Orion: The Man Who...

The Two Worlds of Charlie F at the Theatre Royal

Posted by Hannah Norris and Charlotte Taylor, 22 April 2014

Early last week, Bravo 22 Theatre Company visited Nottingham’s Theatre Royal as part of the UK tour of ‘The Two Worlds of Charlie F’. This moving...

Introducing... July Child

Posted by Saphia Kharaz , 14 April 2014

While studying Politics at the University of Nottingham, Kiyon Samavat became more and more involved with the underground music scene and started DJing under the...

The Perks Of Being An International Student

Posted by Mila Budeva, 10 April 2014

Studying abroad is a big challenge even for the most adventurous souls. But no matter how difficult it may seem at times, it definitely has its perks. FREE...

All Uni2Know about… Natalie Findlay

Posted by Daniel Fine, 09 April 2014

Natalie Findlay is a rock singer from Stockport. Her first single ‘Greasy Love’ was very well received, and with an EP released at the beginning of the...

10 Ways To Mildly Annoy Your Housemate

Posted by Simon Jacobs, 09 April 2014

Choosing housemates is an, oh so tricky business, make the wrong choice and you could get stuck with an absolute wanker of a flatmate. This was the mistake my past...

10 Things you accumulate as a student and leave in your flat

Posted by AMN, 01 April 2014

1. 3D glasses.     2. ‘Spare’ underwear     3. Half finished bottles of...

How to know you’re a Buzzfeed addict:

Posted by ANM, 01 April 2014

1. It’s the only thing you post or share on Facebook.       2. Your only conversations on Facebook are Buzzfeed...

Uni2 Interview… Bombay Bicycle Club

Posted by Alex Esden, 28 March 2014

Bombay Bicycle Club are a four-piece indie rock band. Formed in 2005 since then they have released four albums. During the tour to promote their newest album...

The First Year Blues

Posted by Daniel Fine , 08 March 2014

You hear a lot of things about university before you start. You were probably told that University is the best time of your life, Freshers year is non-stop partying...

The 1975 visit Nottingham

Posted by Daniel Fine and Simon Jacobs, 06 February 2014

It’s been a big year for The 1975. The Manchester-based rock band have had numerous hit singles and, in early September, released their eponymous debut album,...

Drinking Games from around the world… Gelande Quaf

Posted by Daniel Fine, 04 November 2013

Gelande Quaffing was born almost thirty years ago, in the town of Jackson, Wyoming, USA. In 1986 the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, one of the best known ski resorts...

Where to take the parents

Posted by Ellie Field, 30 November -0001

Last weekend, with my little brother also recently back at uni, my poor, lonely parents were actually bored enough of each other’s company to come and see...

The 3rd Knipple (The K is silent)

Posted by Daniel Fine, 30 November -0001

This section will allow you a peek into our insular and daft world – in-jokes, irreverent articles and our attempt at wit, lie inside… Don’t...

INTERVIEW: Billy Lockett

JUNGLE JAM @ MINT WAREHOUSE: Review

Unknown Festival Review

Fresher: "Am I forgetting something?"

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