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Why you should be a student representative

Sorcha Kenway-Jennings explains why being a student rep is better than you would expect

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Considering renting?

Advice Service Manager, Victoria Payton, clues you in on how you could get a free and easy check-up of your tenancy agreement before you sign

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Dealing with anxiety at university


Joe Whitfield speaks bravely about how he manages his anxiety and why it’s important that everyone expresses their feelings

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Top tips for taking care of your well-being

With ‘Wellbeing Week’ here, student advisor, Vicki Greenwood, offers some simple steps to feeling good

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Wise Words from the Whitworth: Paul Smith

The Whitworth welcomes renowned British designer Paul Smith for an exclusive insight into his early formative career, and now global brand

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Embrace Turmeric – the Queen of spices

Not only does turmeric give curries a beautiful yellow hue, the nutritional benefits are endless.

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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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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

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Six tips to maintain your mental well-being

As the semester gets underway, James Johnson runs through some simple tips to help you keep track of your mental health and to flourish during your studies.

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Anxious abroad? You’re not alone

If you’re worried that your year abroad might not be all plain sailing, we offer some advice on managing your mental health and making the most of your time away

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Advice column 1

Head Lifestyle Editor Rachel Adams is here to answer your questions and offer you some advice with your problems

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Learn your lesson: Forget exam results

Finding it difficult to adjust to university when the thought of exam results are still hanging over you? Cachella Smith is here to offer some advice on how to put them behind you and focus on the now