The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper

Megan Byrne

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Striking the right balance

Sometimes it feels like balancing your life at uni with work is impossible and there just aren’t enough hours in the day to do it all… we’re here to help

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Paris: Exploring the city of love

If I asked you to name the most romantic place on earth, there is one city which eclipses all others — Paris. So where better to visit for those romantic special occasions?

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Feel the love in Manchester this Valentine’s Day

Stuck for ideas this Valentine’s Day? Let this guide give you some inspiration for some off-the-radar plans on the most romantic day of the year

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New Year, miserable you?

We discuss how New Year’s resolutions can do more harm than good, and why you shouldn’t wait till January 1st to make changes

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Festive season shopping got you frazzled?

If Christmas shopping fills you with dread and you’re left wanting to curl up under a blanket at the mere thought of braving the Arndale in December, we have the ultimate guide to avoiding shopping list related stress this year

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Your Christmas gift guide: all wrapped up for £10

Worrying about what gift you are going to get for your Secret Santa? Don’t panic, we have a guide to help you to buy for every type of friend

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To work or not to work?

To work or not to work: that is the question. We’ve asked two contributors to give their view on the age-old debate—is getting a part time job worth it?

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Can you go the distance?

As a new term gets underway, we look at how long distance relationships can affect your university life and the best ways to avoid heartbreak…

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Be smart and be safe this Freshers’ Week

With Freshers’ Week looming, make sure you know how to keep you and your friends safe on the streets of Manchester