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University launches interactive tree trail

“People have a very personal relationship with the trees that they see each day” said Urban Green Managing Director as University launches tree trail

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Post-Graduation Blues Need a Place on the Mental Health Agenda

Whilst it is encouraging to see more focus on the importance of addressing student mental health, the issue of post-graduate depression is often overlooked

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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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Some students find counselling service to be inadequate

Students report unprofessionalism and poor advice from the University of Manchester’s counselling service

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Mental Health First Aid course now available for students

The mental health support course is initiated as Andy Burnham tells The Mancunion “support often isn’t there for people in crisis moments”

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Manchester alumnus sparks outrage at Student Leaders Conference

Comments about dating geeky girls and making friends with suffers of OCD to ‘get ahead at uni’ left some students aghast

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£153,500 saved for students by Union advice service

Free, confidential service offered by Students’ Union providing information and advice on personal and academic issues has helped students save thousands of pounds

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Running is horrible but I couldn’t have graduated without it

As the semester approaches, Fiona Hallett discusses how running can help to maintain a clear mind during your studies

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82% of students suffer from stress and anxiety, UniHealth report suggests

82% of UK university students admit experiencing stress and anxiety and 1 in 5 have suicidal feelings, report suggests

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Run for your life!

Anokhi Shah runs through some of the many benefits a brisk jog can have

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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