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INTRODUCING THE RES-LIFE PROGRAMME

My title is the Residence Life Programme Manager. I am sure you are wondering “What is the Residence Life Programme anyway?” I am glad you asked as it gives me something to blog about!

IFSEC INTERNATIONAL AWARDS WINNERS ANNOUNCED

The winners of the IFSEC International Security Industry Awards 2012 were unveiled this month at a sparkling gala evening.

ROAST VEGETABLE COUSCOUS – LIVE FROM THE STU FESTIVAL

Nido Student Chef Charlotte and presenter Gareth hosted a live cooking episode at the Stu Festival. Have a look at this great new recipe, roast vegetable couscous – they definitely had a lot of fun!

HOW TO CRACK AN EGG WITH ONE HAND

Happy Pancake Day! This day cannot pass without having a pancake so get cracking and start with this snazzy tip on how to crack an egg with one hand!

EPISODE 5 – CHRISTMAS DINNER FOR £10

It’s Christmas time! Don’t worry if you’ve spent all of your money on presents, because you can still have a slap up meal on the big day for just £2.50 per person!

HOW TO MAKE IRISH SAUSAGE & MASH

Don’t know what to have for dinner tonight? Well here’s some great inspiration! Gareth and Charlotte show us how to make Irish sausage and mash.

NIDO & THE STU TV COOKING SHOW – EPISODE 1

The Stu created a new cooking show especially for students. This is the first episode of a great series presented to you by the Stu, sponsored by and filmed at Nido Student Living.

EPISODE 2 – HOW TO MAKE TOMATO & BASIL SOUP

Charlotte, the Nido Student Chef, shows us how to cook fresh tomato and basil soup so you no longer need to rely on soup out of a tin. Gareth learns how to chiffonade.