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Lisbon – a must-see city

Ideal for students on a budget, this affordable city has something for everyone with its modern vibe but deep and detailed history


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How to become a minimalist

Millions now consider themselves to be minimalists. James Johnson talks through how it can help you to live a more deliberate life.

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Avoiding the study abroad blues

Returning from a year abroad? James Johnson talks you through falling back in love with Manchester

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How to detox after a heavy weekend

Sophia Macpherson discusses natural remedies to help your unavoidable post-weekend hangover

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Do I have to pay council tax?

Senior Advisor Rebekah Ollerenshaw explains what council tax is and how you can avoid it

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Travel story: Flamenco in Andalusia, Spain

Sophia Macpherson recounts how she fell in love with Spain’s flamenco dance

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Chinese Moon Festival celebrations at the University of Manchester

Jack Greeney recounts his experiences at the Chinese Moon Festival

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Let’s talk about mental health

As World Mental Health Day approaches us on the 10th of October, Megan Ritchie discusses the simple ways to manage your mental health

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World Mental Health Day 2017 comes to Manchester campus

After a successful event for World Mental Health Day 2016, Wellbeing Officer Saqib Mahmood wants to make 2017’s celebrations even better

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Take a break the right way

Few of us are strangers to a daytime siesta. James Johnson takes a look at the new way of taking a break; ‘coffee-napping’

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Take a break without breaking the bank

Megan Ritchie gives some useful tips on planning your next weekend getaway for less than you might expect

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Changing course? Don’t panic!

Changing course may seem a daunting prospect, but it doesn’t have to be. Thankfully, Senior Advisor Su Barton is here to talk you through the ins and outs of changing programmes