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

Feeling fit for the summer

Although we should try to maintain a fit and healthy lifestyle throughout the year, there's something about the bittersweet bikini/speedo season that ...

Photo: Matthew Grindulis

Tutoring in action

Private tutoring is a booming industry, with thousands of parents anxious to ensure their children succeed and willing to pay upwards of ...

Photo: Dominic Alves (Flickr)

You'll never walk alone

Until I got mugged, my Friday night had been entirely uneventful. I’d spent the evening watching The Office at a friend’s house ...

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

Feeling fit for the summer

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Photo: Matthew Grindulis

Tutoring in action

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Photo: Dominic Alves (Flickr)

You'll never walk alone

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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

Photo: Matthew Grindulis

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

Photo: Dominic Alves (Flickr)

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

Photo: Sarah Kelly (Flickr)

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

Do you dare descend into the basement? Photo: University of Manchester Library.

How to… Get a seat in the Learning Commons

With these top tips, getting that coveted spot in Ali G will be a breeze

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From the vault: The Hills

Beth Currall reminisces on the cult MTV show that empowered all teenage and twenty-something females in the western world

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Five reasons why I love being British

Bored of hearing the constant drone of people moaning about its weather, politics and general attitude, Lauren Arthur tells us why she loves being British

Photo: Joe Kiel (Flickr)

Idiotic internet trend of the week: McDiving

Joe Anderson investigates yet another student craze