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Creativity and student life: through the eyes of an artist

As a student of surrealist art, I thought I would be working with other 'outsider artists': forward thinkers, out-of-the-box minds. I thought ...

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Manchester and the history of HIV/AIDS

In the year 1980, reports began to emerge from the United States of people presenting unusual symptoms associated with immune collapse, followed ...

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Why you should switch to a weighted blanket

Most students in Manchester are familiar with the feeling of dealing with anxiety at university, whether before a test, a date, or a ...

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Creativity and student life: through the eyes of

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Manchester and the history of HIV/AIDS

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Why you should switch to a weighted blanket

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Why you should switch to a weighted blanket

As university work builds up, the possibility of anxiety and stress comes with it. Lucy Wyndham describes how something as simple as a weighted blanket can help your health

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Creativity and student life: through the eyes of an artist

Angela Latchkey details the struggles she had as a creative within the student atmosphere and how it has helped her art today

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Manchester and the history of HIV/AIDS

In light of LGBT History Month 2018, James Huyton recounts the winding history of HIV/AIDS and a city that fought to overcome the stigma

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Have you been a victim of hate crime?

In consideration of last week’s discussion of hate crime, Victoria Payton details what to do and who can help you in these situations

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Five podcasts to feed the curious soul

James Johnson lists some podcasts that are sure to enrich your mind

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It’s time we talked about LGBT hate crime more

James Huyton speak candidly to The Mancunion about LGBTQ hate crime, how we can recognise it, and what you can do to combat it

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Five tips for eating vegan as a student

Using Calypso April’s simple tips, you’ll find adopting a vegan lifestyle easier than you thought

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The art of the weekender bag

Using these simple tips, you’ll be on your way to a lighter bag and an easier journey

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How to apply for mitigating circumstances

Thinking you might need to apply for mitigating circumstances but not sure what to do? Senior advisor, Rebekah Ollerenshaw, advises how it should be done

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An unconventional gap year

Aisha Rodriguez discusses how you could get involved with ICS, a government-funded programme, which aims to meaningfully help developing countries

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Art on exchange: Copenhagen’s best exhibitions in 2017

Calypso April, a student abroad, talks of her experiences in Copenhagen’s thriving art scene

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The Village Angels: The everyday heroes of Manchester’s Village star in new documentary

Mancunian charity front national initiative to make nightlife more LGBT inclusive in new film