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Exclusive student night at The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience

As fun as it can be to spend another night in that grungy bar filling your boots with Jägerbombs, why not go ...

Owens Park Tower. Photo: fire_up_the_quattro @Flickr

Should I live at home or in halls?

There are many benefits to both living at home and living in student halls. Some might prefer having an independent life of ...

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Life after university – choosing your graduate home

Graduation is around the corner, uni life is coming to a close, and the realisation that it’s time to put on your ...

Photo: The Crystal Maze

Exclusive student night at The Crystal Maze LIVE

Posted on Apr 20, 2018 1
Owens Park Tower. Photo: fire_up_the_quattro @Flickr

Should I live at home or in halls?

Posted on Mar 16, 2018 2
Photo: CollegeDegrees360 @Flickr

Life after university – choosing your graduate home

Posted on Mar 16, 2018 3
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Queer Eye – Lessons in self-love

Netflix’s latest phenomenon are small lessons in how to love yourself and how to see the beauty in others

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Take a wellbeing day, without an ounce of guilt

How often do you take some time for yourself? James Johnson gives you six tips to take some time for you, and why you shouldn’t feel guilty about it

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To the sober student

Aneesa Piracha describes how she navigates her social life as a sober student at university

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‘Tinder’ for flatmates

‘Campusboard’ launches a new flat-share feature that helps university students find flatmates and spare rooms with just a few clicks

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Another ‘unconventional’ gap year

Alex Hope recounts his memorable experience as an anti-poaching ranger for rhinos and the challenges he faced whilst living in South Africa

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How to hygge: a student abroad’s guide

Deadlines and bad weather got you down? Calypso April explains the Danish concept of ‘hygge’ and how to apply it to your everyday life

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How to make a complaint – the right way

Thinking of making a complaint, but unsure of the process?

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What to do if you are dissatisfied with your university home

Living in private accommodation, and unhappy with your living conditions? You aren’t alone! Here are some general tips on how you can better your situation

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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