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11th April 2024

Why is everybody obsessed with minimalism?

The minimalist way of life is everywhere – what can we learn when its meaning is so often repackaged as another consumer trend?

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10th April 2024

How to have a routine when you have so few contact hours

If you find yourself with few in-person contact hours and facing challenges in establishing a routine, here are some tips to enhance your daily productivity
6th March 2024

Springleaf Podcast: James Acaster’s new audio adventure

We discuss Springleaf Podcast, the new audio sitcom created by the much loved British stand-up comic James Acaster.

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‘An audio treat’: The Mancunion’s favourite podcasts
29th February 2024

‘An audio treat’: The Mancunion’s favourite podcasts

Whether you’re looking to keep up with current affairs, celebrity gossip or even Formula 1, we’ve got you covered with our top pick of podcasts
A ‘quarter-life crisis’?: Finding your feet after a break-up
17th February 2024

A ‘quarter-life crisis’?: Finding your feet after a break-up

Do you feel like you are experiencing a ‘quarter-life crisis’ in your final year? Have you experienced a break-up? Read on to find out how you can find your feet in these (perhaps not so) difficult times
Little luxuries that make uni life more bearable
16th February 2024

Little luxuries that make uni life more bearable

Treat yourself! Life as a university student isn’t always easy, but some things can make it that little bit more enjoyable
How to live a European lifestyle in Manchester
15th February 2024

How to live a European lifestyle in Manchester

Life in Manchester may feel very different to continental Europe, but with our compilation of advice, you won’t feel so far from other European cultures as a student in the city
Why you don’t need New Year’s resolutions in 2024
2nd February 2024

Why you don’t need New Year’s resolutions in 2024

With every New Year comes the same pressure to set resolutions and make personal changes, but this needless pressure won’t provide the route to fulfilment
The quest to escape the January slump: How to make the most of post-Christmas winter
29th January 2024

The quest to escape the January slump: How to make the most of post-Christmas winter

Consuming media IS a hobby! And, in January, I am leaning into this as an attempt to avoid the post-Christmas slump. Below is a (non-exhaustive) list of ways to help you enjoy the start of the year
Nurturing your mental health this festive season
13th December 2023

Nurturing your mental health this festive season

When the Christmas period can be a difficult time for many, Lifestyle discusses the ways in which we can look after our mental health throughout the holidays
The day I found out Santa isn’t real
4th December 2023

The day I found out Santa isn’t real

How old were you when you found out Santa isn’t real?
Let’s take accountability: Why do we use Hinge for validation and never for its purpose?
3rd December 2023

Let’s take accountability: Why do we use Hinge for validation and never for its purpose?

We ask why using Hinge has become a quick way of boosting our self-esteem and lost its original purpose as a dating app
Budget-friendly Christmas present ideas
1st December 2023

Budget-friendly Christmas present ideas

With the ongoing cost of living crisis putting strain on students, here are some budget-friendly gift ideas so you can enjoy the holiday season
Love? Actually, no thanks
30th November 2023

Love? Actually, no thanks

Why getting that perfect couple’s photo on Instagram might not be worth it despite the pressure of love in the ‘cuffing season’
Five resources to maximise your university tuition
29th November 2023

Five resources to maximise your university tuition

Knowing how to make best use of your tuition is sometimes unclear, so here are five university resources that help you take advantage of university provisions
The best UK destinations for a winter staycation
28th November 2023

The best UK destinations for a winter staycation

Break up the stress of university life this winter, with these charming, fun-filled staycation ideas
Simple cures to mend your hangover
20th November 2023

Simple cures to mend your hangover

We’ve all had to deal with a terrible hangover, but knowing a few simple tricks to give your body what it needs means it doesn’t have to ruin your day
“Should we invite Bella Hadid?”: Your party needs a theme
19th November 2023

“Should we invite Bella Hadid?”: Your party needs a theme

Is your party really a party without a theme? Read the best ideas here to plan a party worth attending