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Supermarket Sweep

People hold the supermarket they shop in as close to their heart as their favorite band. A reasoned discussion about the pros ...

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Why your best friend is keeping you single

On first arrival at university you feel the same as everyone else; lost, moderately disowned by your parents and pretty damn scared ...

Six places to go to if you have questions or concerns about sex. Photo:  ​Jean Koulev @Flickr

Sexual health and sexual help at university

Face it: at university, sex happens. If you’re up all night to get lucky it’s worth knowing about these resources. 1. The Doctor ...

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Supermarket Sweep

Posted on Sep 19, 2014 1
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Why your best friend is keeping you single

Posted on Sep 22, 2014 2
Six places to go to if you have questions or concerns about sex. Photo:  ​Jean Koulev @Flickr

Sexual health and sexual help at university

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Why your best friend is keeping you single

Wondering why you’re still single? Charlotte Wheatcroft has a cautionary tale for you if you’ve been spending a lot of time with your best friend recently.

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Supermarket Sweep

Robert Firth takes a trip to the supermarket to see where you should be doing your weekly shop.

Six places to go to if you have questions or concerns about sex. Photo: ​Jean Koulev @Flickr

Sexual health and sexual help at university

Sexually active? These services will offer help such as contraception, advice and information.

It's not as easy as just "snapping out of it." Photo: Rupert Ganzer @Flickr

Depression: even students having the best time ever suffer from it

Depression doesn’t just happen to people in bad situations. Robert Firth describes how Will, a popular and clever student, struggled with the illness alone.

The big tattoo taboo

Tattoos are becoming increasingly common in Western culture yet will their reputation ever really change?

Embarking on a long-distance relationship? Get ready to spend a lot of time travelling. Photo: Les Chatfield @ Flickr

Is it really possible to have a long-distance relationship at uni?

Living miles away from your boyfriend or girlfriend isn’t easy – but it’s not all bad, says Martha Norman

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From Paris With Love

Annie Hsu reports back on her short summer stay in the timelessly popular French capital

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You’ll never walk alone

Recent news stories have drawn attention to the issue of student safety in Manchester. It’s an issue we cannot dismiss, says Moya Crockett

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Tutoring in action

Matthew Grindulis reports on the charity bringing high-quality tutoring to inner-city Manchester schoolchildren

A charity run is a great motivator for exercise. Photo: Lee Nixon (Flickr)

Feeling fit for the summer

Sunshine means showing some skin. Amy Bowden gives her exercise tips on feeling fit, healthy and confident this spring and summer

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Becoming an intern

Ever wondered what life as an undergraduate intern is like? Dana Fowles tells us about her experience at PageGroup

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The seminar tumbleweed

The awkwardly silent seminar room: we’ve all been there. If you always end up being “the chatty one”, Martha Norman suggests giving yourself a break