Instagram is full of fitness related accounts, but how damaging is ‘fitspiration’? Emma Price looks at the wealth of misinformation spread by influencers, and the impact it has on both mental and physical health
Oliver Storey sees raising awareness of mental health problems on social media is just the first step in tackling such a pervasive issue.
University is a turbulent time, and that it why it is the best place to go through a break-up. In an environment that encourage self-reinvention, we are reminded that we are not just someone’s ‘other half’.
The Advice Services here at The University of Manchester speak about settling into university life, and where you can find help if you need it.
Aneesa Piracha describes how she navigates her social life as a sober student at university
Using Calypso April’s simple tips, you’ll find adopting a vegan lifestyle easier than you thought
James Huyton talks of the continued hope in the light of World AIDS Day
Tertia Rollason explains the importance of staying in touch with your body and how Coppafeel! can help you keep healthy boobs
With ‘Wellbeing Week’ here, student advisor, Vicki Greenwood, offers some simple steps to feeling good
SHAG is a website and platform aimed at creating a safe space for sexual expression. It merges art with important conversations, increasing awareness of sexual experiences – both good and bad.
There is a lot of pressure to have made friends during your first week at university. Yet, for many the struggle to find friends continues beyond Welcome Week. Isobel Gough takes a look at those pressures, and how to overcome them.
One year on from Manchester City Council’s revised vision on tackling homelessness, I asked if any productive changes been made. Sean Proudman, who has been homeless for four years, spoke about his experience of rough sleeping and the support he has received.
University is all about sex, but perhaps not in the way you may first think. We take a look at the sex-positive movements in Manchester expanding conversations and affecting change.
Deadlines and bad weather got you down? Calypso April explains the Danish concept of ‘hygge’ and how to apply it to your everyday life
Thinking you might need to apply for mitigating circumstances but not sure what to do? Senior advisor, Rebekah Ollerenshaw, advises how it should be done
Joe Whitfield talks about the essentials for keeping a stress-free life at university
James Johnson discusses some effective, natural remedies to help with those anxious thoughts