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72 hours in Budapest
22nd March 2023

72 hours in Budapest

Feeling the need to escape Manchester? We’ve got you covered with our guide to spending a weekend in the cheap but culture-filled city of Budapest.
The misconceptions about starting life as a university student
21st March 2023

The misconceptions about starting life as a university student

There can be many anxieties and assumptions about moving to university. However, once you’ve taken the time to settle in, you may realise that such assumptions were false.
Finding the balance between rural and urban living
16th March 2023

Finding the balance between rural and urban living

We explore the change to lifestyle found in moving to Manchester from the countryside, and the ways in which you can bring some of the rural calm into the busy city.
Navigating long-distance for the first time
14th March 2023

Navigating long-distance for the first time

Lifestyle discusses the anxieties of long-distance relationships, how to navigate them, and how to not let a period of long-distance be defined by missing your partner.
International Women’s Day: Inspirational women on campus
8th March 2023

International Women’s Day: Inspirational women on campus

In celebration of International Women’s Day, the Lifestyle Team are spotlighting some of our favourite women and female-focused societies on campus.
A night at Manchester Museum: Breathing new life into ancient history
7th March 2023

A night at Manchester Museum: Breathing new life into ancient history

From dinosaurs to vivariums, and ancient Egypt, this is your comprehensive guide to Manchester’s newly re-opened Museum!
Switching on your ‘university brain’
28th February 2023

Switching on your ‘university brain’

A long break from uni is both a gift and a curse. Finally, we get a moment to breathe, to switch off, and relax. But, this only makes coming back to uni in January harder. Lifestyle discusses the trials and tribulations of switching on your ‘university brain’
Self-care on a budget
26th February 2023

Self-care on a budget

If you’re looking for some cheap ways to bring a little joy into your life and look after your well-being then read on!
A crunchy trip away: 24 hours in Chester
20th February 2023

A crunchy trip away: 24 hours in Chester

Tired of mundane rainy days in Manchester? Need a peaceful and cheap escape? Just an hour away, a weekend in Chester awaits!
72 Hours in Copenhagen
20th February 2023

72 Hours in Copenhagen

The ultimate guide to spending the weekend in the stunning city of Copenhagen!

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Women in Media: Everything you need to know
17th February 2023

Women in Media: Everything you need to know

Thinking of a career in the media? Wanting to get your foot in the door but not knowing where to look? Fear not – the annual Women in Media conference is back for two days in April. Here’s everything you need to know!
Please, stop asking me what I want to be
15th February 2023

Please, stop asking me what I want to be

The prospect of our future jobs is scary, but, perhaps even scarier, is being asked about them. Lifestyle breaks down why this is, and why, ultimately, our lives should be defined by something bigger than our work
New year, same me
13th February 2023

New year, same me

With the start of a new year in mind, we unpack the term ‘new year, new me’. Are resolutions and January plans really the best way to go about things?
Lifestyle Loves: Manchester for free
11th February 2023

Lifestyle Loves: Manchester for free

We’re showcasing some of the best free things to do in Manchester as being a student on a budget can often feel restricting, but it doesn’t have to mean that you can’t enjoy your city
Mindfulness around Christmas
12th December 2022

Mindfulness around Christmas

The joys of Christmas are not always felt by everyone. For some, this time of year can be especially hard. So, here is why its important to look after yourself, practise self-care, and have a more mindful Christmas time
Your guide to Manchester’s Christmas Markets
5th December 2022

Your guide to Manchester’s Christmas Markets

The Lifestyle section gives you our rundown of Manchester’s Christmas Markets, with all our festive top picks, in locations such as Piccadilly Gardens, Market Street, and St Ann’s Square
Handling a Hangover (the Scandinavian way)
1st December 2022

Handling a Hangover (the Scandinavian way)

A trip to Copenhagen reformed my world view on how to handle a hangover. Scandinavian girls just seem to have got it. So how do British girls get it too?
Empowerment through language: Stop putting yourself down
30th November 2022

Empowerment through language: Stop putting yourself down

With Reclaim the Night in mind, the Lifestyle section has decided to unpack how the language we use to address ourselves and others has the power to change our outlook from self-doubt to self-confidence
Making the most of Manchester this winter
29th November 2022

Making the most of Manchester this winter

Manchester has no shortage of places to explore – enjoy some of our suggestions for the best that the city has to offer this festive season
Where to watch your favourite carols this Christmas
28th November 2022

Where to watch your favourite carols this Christmas

Wanting to feel more festive this December? Christmas carols are one good option, and we’ve got a list of all the best events in Manchester to give you some inspiration