Victoria Bromley

Victoria Bromley
Lancaster University


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Lancaster University paints Bowland Tower red for Roses

‘I’m literally in a state of shock, it just feels like a really big thing to commit to. How long is it going to be red for?’

Bailrigg FM to host ‘Radio Wave’: Lancaster’s very own music contest

‘A contest that Lancaster University has never seen before’

‘Hey, isn’t this easy’ TikTok trend, but roasting Lancs students

All TikTok trends should be based off Taylor Swift’s music

You’re a green flag if you do at least 15 of these 22 things as a Lancs student

100 per cent green flag energy if you go charity shopping

Build a pancake and we’ll tell you which college you belong in

If you like lemon and sugar on your pancake then go to Bowland

Here’s where we went in Lancs to get pancakes this pancake day

The only day of the year when it’s acceptable to eat five pancakes in one day x

‘If it’s a concussion you have to keep her conscious’ TikTok trend, but for Lancs students

‘What’s the difference between the 1 and 1A buses?’

Sexpression Lancaster releases open letter calling for mandatory consent training at uni

‘A positive step forward in the effort to reducing sexual violence and harassment as part of the university experience’

‘Vintage, retro and branded fashion’: The Lancaster Kilo at Kanteena March 6th

‘Vintage fashion lovers, bargain hunters, sustainable shoppers and style hunters of Lancaster!’

Smash or pass?: We made our own smash burgers at Sultans

From journalism to the kitchen, this is how we got on

Ducks, Roses, Sugar: All the Wordles you could make based on things in Lancaster

Do you play Wordle more religiously than turning up to your lectures? Don’t worry, you’re not alone

‘Unity is strength’: Staff and Student Solidarity Meeting on supporting the strikes

‘We want a more active student presence’

Arrest made in connection with Ryland Park sexual assault

‘An 18-year-old man from Lancaster has been arrested on suspicion of rape’

WIMCW releases open letter after collecting testimonials of racism at Lancaster University

‘We need meaningful action and a clear and coherent strategy for building an anti-racist university’

24 things you should never do as a Lancs student, ever

No. seven is just common sense

‘By students, for students’: We spoke to Sun Pizza about new changes to their restaurant

The extended menu now includes cocktails

Quiz: How long you’d last on the Apprentice based on your Lancs student habits

If you don’t pitch ideas in your seminars, then you’d be out by week two

Lancaster University announces which exams will be held in-person ‘where absolutely necessary’

All other departments will hold exams online

Fabiha Askari on gathering anonymous testimonials of racism at Lancaster University

‘I want to ensure that students get the opportunity to feel heard’

Lancaster University confirms in-person teaching will continue next week

‘Lancaster University will continue to deliver face-to-face teaching this week and next’

Lancaster Uni societies have raised thousands of pounds for Movember 2021

Rugby Union have raised over 14 grand

30 lyrics all Lancs students can relate to from JLS’s new album 2.0

Four is TOO accurate

GLOW has announced new mini bus service for students from campus

The bus service will start from next Skint Monday

Quizmas day one: What you’ll get for Christmas based on how well you know Lancs

If you get less than 5/10 in this quiz, you’re getting coal for Christmas

Lancaster University Green Party praises uni for divesting from fossil fuels

‘It’s great to see the university divest from fossil fuel companies’

QUIZ: Plan your day on campus and we’ll tell you how long you’d wait in the Greggs queue

You get the 100 bus instead of waiting for the 1A? You won’t last long in the Greggs queue

LUSU announce new Society Awards, nominations now open

‘The event will be a truly special celebration of all the amazing work our groups and societies do’

‘We accept that spiking has likely happened on our premises’: LUSU on reported spikings in Sugar

‘Getting towards safety is about accepting reality rather than denying it’

Lancaster societies cancel socials to support ‘Girls Night In’

Societies have cancelled their socials this Wednesday to show support

You’re a walking red flag if you do any of these 23 things as a Lancs student

If you think the ducks are overrated, that’s 100 per cent a red flag

From colleges to unconditional offers: Debunking every Lancs uni myth

Did you really think you’d be going to the Lakes every other week?

‘It literally saves lives’: Students outraged that LUSU axe the Sugarbus

‘A really scary time for students, especially women and this should be a top priority for the Students’ Union’

LUSU is charging local businesses £1k for a stall at the Freshers’ Fair

Business owner branded the price ‘ridiculous’

Meet the freshers who aren’t bothered about going clubbing at uni

‘I’m generally more introverted so would rather not spend a lot of time going out’

You’re so fetch if you can get above 12/15 in this chick flick catchphrase quiz

I was, like, totally buggin’

These Love Island couples made it official on the show, but how long did they last?

Jordan and Anna became official then broke up two days later

You should study geography at uni if you get 10/15 on this country outline quiz

Were you paying attention in GCSE geography?

The most iconic and cringeworthy Love Island entrances of all time

Never forget Curtis whipping off his cap and sunglasses when he saw Arabella

These celebs went through clearing or didn’t get into uni the first time they tried

Love Island’s Dr Alex didn’t get into medical school on his first attempt

Ranked: The 10 best primary school disco songs you wish were still played in clubs today

A Pizza Hut, a Pizza Hut, Kentucky Fried Chicken and a Pizza Hut

Quiz: Tell us your daily routine and we’ll tell you which Atypical character you are

We can’t all be Zahid

Lancs student who made rape joke on Lancfessions says his ‘opinions still stand’

‘If I do offend or trigger someone, I don’t see that as much of a problem’

Lancaster Uni announces masks will be expected for in-person teaching

Deputy Vice-Chancellor outlines the new updates for students returning to campus in October

Charli Clement resigns as LUSU Co-Women+ Officer due to mental and physical health

‘I have felt often unsupported, misunderstood, tokenised and unable to speak out’

Students’ Union nightclub will remain named The Sugarhouse after winning preferenda

The runners up were La Lune, Treehouse and Duckhouse

Only X-Factor fanatics can correctly guess the ages of these iconic contestants

From Wagner to Jedward to Cher Lloyd

We found the nine most Instagrammable spots in Lancaster

The things we do for the gram x

‘Lunehouse would be a dream combination’: Student opinions on potential names for Sugar

Voting is now open until June 18th

Meet the Lancs Uni student who wrote her dissertation on Connell from Normal People

Writing 10,000 words about Connell? Yes please

Hundreds of people at ‘Fight for Palestine protest’ in Dalton Square

‘From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free’

Which Lancs Uni boy you’ve dated based on your favourite SOUR song

If your fave is ‘Traitor’, we’re sorry that County boy hurt you

Mamma Mia, Tropicana, Coachella: Extrav themes for 2021 revealed

This year Extravs are Thursday July 1st and Friday July 2nd

We swapped clothes for a night out and some of us are never going back

Boys’ jeans are so much comfier than girls’ jeans

How Lancaster students can get involved in the short film ‘Transgressing’

‘We will need extras of different ages, abilities, genders, nationalities, and sexuality’

16 diss topics for if you were studying Lancaster University students

No. seven: A study into how the campus ducks raise the morale of Lancaster students

Students evacuated from Fylde halls last night due to melting plastic in lift

Students waited two hours in Fylde Bar before returning to their accommodation

Exempt student ‘harassed’ and ‘discriminated’ against by uni staff for not wearing mask

‘The whole point of the hidden disabilities policy is that people should not be challenged’

James May to present all Lancs students with their very own duck badge

‘What’s more iconic to the uni than the ducks?’

It’s time to announce the semi-finalists of Lancaster’s Hottest Single 2021

It’s getting hot in here x

Meet the County students behind the @flat11lancs TikTok account

‘We then just kept seeing the views go up and up, and before we knew it is was on 100k’

The competition intensifies in Heat Three of Lancaster’s Hottest Single 2021

Who will make it to the semi-final?

‘Lancaster Survivors’ on the importance of trigger warnings

‘Each person has a different response to their trauma and all those responses are completely valid’

Meet the first lot of sexy singletons in Heat One of Lancaster’s Hottest Single 2021

The competition begins: Vote now

I went on a virtual date with a guy from every college, so you don’t have to

Which is the most romantic college? The search is over…

We tried these Lancs independent takeaways and we’d do it again

My bank account was suffering but it was all worth it

‘Improve your learning’ campaign fights to help students with disabilities at uni

48.22 per cent of students don’t know how to report an accessibility issue

We switched rooms with our flatmates and here’s everything we found out

Insightful? Yes. Do it again? No.

‘Welfare over wealth, planet over profit’: An interview with Lancs Uni Green Party

‘Making the university more sustainable and helping people is a key focus’

We spoke to Rachel Lord about how to look after your mental health in lockdown

‘It is just so important to go the extra mile taking care of your mental health’

Here’s how to stay motivated to actually do some uni work this term

Let’s face it, no one has enough energy to even care right now

Raising awareness about the refugee crisis: An interview with ‘SolidariTee’ at Lancs Uni

‘SolidariTee is the largest student-led charity in the UK, supporting the international assistance of refugees and asylum seekers’

Lancs students coin #mentalhealthmatterslancaster to rally for better support

‘Mental health support should not be a privilege, it’s a basic right’

Quizmas day three: What part of Christmas day are you based on your college?

If you are in Grizedale then you definitely get drunk with your family, just saying x

Joe Wicks, Houseparty and banana bread: These things weren’t welcome in lockdown 2.0

Remember the time when it was acceptable to nominate your mates to do a 5K run? Never again

Lancaster University announces plans for students returning home for Christmas

‘The government-designated travel window for students is Thursday 3 to Wednesday 9 December’

We used up our 15 hours in the library in one sitting, never again

One of us fell asleep and we were asked to leave

We asked Lancs students ‘If 2020 was a uni meal what would it be?’

Bone app the teeth x

Urinating on tables and eating around mould: Freshers’ most rancid halls stories 2020

I’m glad I no longer live in halls

34 lyrics from Ariana Grande’s ‘Positions’ which every Lancs student can relate to

The album which has saved 2020

These nine pumpkin designs just scream Lancs Uni

But there’s nothing quite as spooky as campus post-lockdown

Sultans to provide children with free school meals this half term

‘No child should go hungry this half term’

These are the best autumnal pics of Lancs 2020 and honestly, I’m in love

Lancs, I swear you get prettier everyday x

We spent £17.95 in McDonald’s and look how much food we got

Could live off Maccies everyday

I came back to Lancs and tested positive for COVID-19: Please take this pandemic seriously

Trust me, you don’t want it x

Lancs Labour Club are providing £10 emergency food boxes for self-isolating students

‘We raised £1000 in the last 25 hours on just giving to help us subsidise the box to be as cheap as possible.’

Petition to stop Lancs uni from profiting off self-isolating students has over 1,790 signatures

‘Universities have a duty to safeguard students during these uncertain times’

Decorate your Lancs uni room and we’ll tell you which college you really belong in

If your walls are full of fairy lights, you are from Bowland, I don’t make the rules

‘Lancaster Survivors’ is the new Instagram support network for survivors of sexual assault

Allowing survivors to speak up and reclaim their narrative

Lancs students have to pre-book a space in the library to study

You can book up to 15 hours a week

Lancaster Uni is ten spaces above York in The Times Good University Guide 2021

We have dropped down two positions since last year

Exclusive: Sultans share video of Tommy and Tyson Fury promoting diversity

‘No matter where you’re from or what colour skin you have or even how rich and famous you may be, we’re all equal!’

106 name suggestions for Norman the tree’s replacement

Has to be Lewis Capaldtree!

All the best memes in honour of Norman the tree’s death

Norman would have wanted us to remember him this way

Which Animal Crossing New Horizons character are you based on your life at Lancs uni?

Anyone but Tom Nook, please

Lancs students told us about their weirdest lockdown dreams, we analysed them

One of us has an A in GCSE psych, we are qualified to analyse you

These eight TikToks prove how predictable Lancs fashion is

Everyone wears the same things to lectures

The votes are in: This is Lancaster’s biggest BNOC of 2020

One of Lancs big BNOC’s has taken the crown

We recreated those weird Zara poses to see if they’d make a fire Insta

Do we look boujee? We feel boujee

It is time to vote for the final round of Lancaster’s most notorious BNOC 2020

Only two remain, but who will take the crown?

The votes are in: This is Lancaster’s best YouTuber of 2020

There is one Youtuber to rule them all

12 #albumcover TikToks any Lancs student can relate to

We hopped on the trend and, honestly, we’re addicted