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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
Feel festive at Manchester’s Lightopia!
27th November 2022

Feel festive at Manchester’s Lightopia!

Lightopia is back in Manchester to light up the winter sky with festive joy with its light exhibition, food stalls and fairground. But is it worth venturing all the way to Heaton Park?
Thursday – the new Friday? 
25th November 2022

Thursday – the new Friday? 

Thursday is a dating app which promises something other than your usual, tired, swipe-left-swipe-right, never-actually-go-on-date, dating app. Thursday is helping us to reclaim the online-dating scene in safe and comfortable ways
How to pick your student house
21st November 2022

How to pick your student house

Finding the right student house can often be a significant source of stress for students, which is why we’re here with lots of advice for creating the perfect living situation
Adidas presents SPEZIAL F.C. footwear exhibition at Circle Square Manchester
18th November 2022

Adidas presents SPEZIAL F.C. footwear exhibition at Circle Square Manchester

Football and fashion fans – this one’s for you! Head over to Circle Square Manchester for a free exhibition of Adidas football footwear throughout the decades

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Women in Media returns, kick-starting with fundraiser at Fallowfield’s Handlebar
17th November 2022

Women in Media returns, kick-starting with fundraiser at Fallowfield’s Handlebar

Back for its eighth consecutive year in Manchester, this years Women in Media conference is set to be a fantastic weekend. Sponsoring charities MASH and Smart Works, WIM’s first fundraiser is being held in Fallowfield’s newest venue, Handlebar
Six of the best places to catch all of the World Cup drama
16th November 2022

Six of the best places to catch all of the World Cup drama

With the World Cup fast approaching, we’ve created a list of suggestions of the best student-friendly bars to head to when watching the games
Seven essentials for every student home
16th November 2022

Seven essentials for every student home

Finding student life hard? Not to worry, as we’re here with a handy list of student home essentials guaranteed to make sure you’re having the best student experience
Agony Aunt Angela: A library full of possibilities
15th November 2022

Agony Aunt Angela: A library full of possibilities

Flustered, a distracted student reaches out to Aunt Angela about a library crush. But is it possible to overcome your fears and find love in the Ali G? Or should they just keep dreaming from afar?
Bongo’s Bingo returns to Manchester
10th November 2022

Bongo’s Bingo returns to Manchester

The UK’s leading bingo rave phenomenon is back this December in full Christmas force
Monday blues: How to start your week well
6th November 2022

Monday blues: How to start your week well

It’s week five at uni, and I can bet that by now we’ve all experienced those all-too-common Monday Blues. But, fear not! Lifestyle is here with it’s top-tips to crushing your Monday Morning Blues and starting the week with your best foot forward
Cocktail or mocktail? How to embrace being sober at university
1st November 2022

Cocktail or mocktail? How to embrace being sober at university

How do you navigate being sober at university? Embracing the words “I don’t drink” is a skill, so here’s how, and why, you can do it
Lifestyle Loves: Puppy yoga
1st November 2022

Lifestyle Loves: Puppy yoga

Have you seen videos of puppy yoga all over your TikTok feed? Find out more about a student’s experience at Manchester’s very own Paw Yoga class
A first look at Backyard Cinema’s new Manchester venue
28th October 2022

A first look at Backyard Cinema’s new Manchester venue

Backyard Cinema has come to Manchester for its first Northern venue and has all the components for a perfect autumn-winter experience
The benefits of cycling from a recent convert
27th October 2022

The benefits of cycling from a recent convert

Looking for an alternative to busy buses to and from uni? Taking up cycling may be the perfect answer, and we’ve got plenty of ways to start