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To the sober student

Aneesa Piracha describes how she navigates her social life as a sober student at university

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How to hygge: a student abroad’s guide

Deadlines and bad weather got you down? Calypso April explains the Danish concept of ‘hygge’ and how to apply it to your everyday life

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Why you should switch to a weighted blanket

As university work builds up, the possibility of anxiety and stress comes with it. Lucy Wyndham describes how something as simple as a weighted blanket can help your health

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Five tips for eating vegan as a student

Using Calypso April’s simple tips, you’ll find adopting a vegan lifestyle easier than you thought

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Free plants for postgraduate students

Research has indicated that having certain plants in an office environment can be beneficial

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Manchester’s Hinterland: Christmas in a hot-tub

A 10-minute journey to the arctic! Sophia Macpherson unveils Hinterland’s world of Christmas adventure

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Unhealthy fixations and sleep deprivation

Joe Whitfield talks about the essentials for keeping a stress-free life at university

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Coppafeel! calls for you to feel your breasts

Tertia Rollason explains the importance of staying in touch with your body and how Coppafeel! can help you keep healthy boobs

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Remedy your anxiety the natural way

James Johnson discusses some effective, natural remedies to help with those anxious thoughts

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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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Wellbeing Week at the University of Manchester

Bouncy castles, free massages, and a visit from Manchester Dogs’ Home are all on the agenda for the University of Manchester’s Wellbeing Week