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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

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How to handle a breakup at university

With Valentine’s Day approaching, we thought we’d give you some advice to those unlucky in love: how to handle a breakup at university

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Sticking to your New Year’s resolutions

Struggling to keep your New Year’s resolutions going now that February has started? We’ve got some advice on how to achieve your goals

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Ways to relieve anxiety

Taking care of your own mental health is important — here are some ways to manage anxiety whilst waiting for professional help

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A student’s guide to budgeting

If you’re bad at keeping track of your money, take a look at our useful budgeting tips to help make your student loan go further

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Things I wish I knew in first year

First year is the perfect time to enjoy all aspects of University life, and it is a shame to waste it by doing nothing

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Advice to first-year house hunters

Panicking about housing for next year? Don’t worry! Shannon Winterbone is here to share her own experiences, and give some useful advice about house hunting