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Striking the right balance

Sometimes it feels like balancing your life at uni with work is impossible and there just aren’t enough hours in the day to do it all… we’re here to help

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Global News: Science

Read the best science news from around the world this week

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The ‘Before I Die’ blackboard: Iterations and implications

Elliott Mills illustrates how the ‘Before I Die’ blackboard, as well as other everyday features of Oxford Road, is a symbol for the cycle of life and death

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How to Trump university

Cachella Smith argues that students can apply aspects of Donald Trump’s personality to inform their own personal success

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We need to talk about the elephant in the room

For many, the university lifestyle has the potential to significantly impact their mental health with 1 in 5 students considering themselves to have a mental health problem. We need to reduce the stigma attached to mental health so that people who need it feel more comfortable seeking help

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Sigmund Freud’s Life and Influence

“Probably no theory evolved by man is as absurd as Sigmund Freud’s theory of penis envy.” –Esther Vilar in ‘The Manipulated Man’.

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#foreveralone (and okay with it?)

Are us students really as independent as we make out? Lauren Arthur thinks otherwise…

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101: Combatting A Young-Life Crisis

Dana Fowles discusses hitting the dreaded third-year crossroads

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Making the Cut

Worried you don’t fit in, or having trouble making friends? You’re not alone…