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Agony Aunt Angela: Examining your stress

Agony Aunt Angela: Examining your stress

Exam stress can be all-consuming at times, but how do you stay productive without becoming a shell of yourself?
Yoga: The cure to your exam stress

Yoga: The cure to your exam stress

Exam season is here – so, if you’re feeling stressed or overwhelmed, it’s time to dig out those dusty yoga mats, and give yoga a second go!
Agony Aunt Angela: Heartbreak hotel

Agony Aunt Angela: Heartbreak hotel

“Someone I know had their heart broken nearly a year ago. But they aren’t able to get over it…” Have a friend in need? Aunt Angie’s here!
Coping with anxiety: Quenching worries with science

Coping with anxiety: Quenching worries with science

Anxiety is a common problem amongst students. Blake Compton discusses how science can help you deal with it
Review: Super Duper Close Up

Review: Super Duper Close Up

Kayleigh Crawford reviews Super Duper Close Up at the Royal Exchange Theatre
Lessons of being alone—an international student’s perspective

Lessons of being alone—an international student’s perspective

Writer Heidy Lo shares the struggles and triumphs of living alone, with some advice for getting to know yourself
New Manchester festival to tackle mental health

New Manchester festival to tackle mental health

The fundraising event will be the UK’s biggest mental health festival, taking place in various venues across Manchester
Be mindful of your mental health

Be mindful of your mental health

Oli Storey writes about his own experiences with mental health whilst at university, and the ways he has found to manage it
Universities left struggling to cope with mental health epidemic

Universities left struggling to cope with mental health epidemic

An FOI by The Mancunion reveals the amount spent on mental health at the University of Manchester
If you ask me…

If you ask me…

Ciska Howarth encourages us all to use the Careers Service, stressing that we are not alone in making decisions about the future.
University students suffering from mental health problems at an all-time high

University students suffering from mental health problems at an all-time high

The largest ever mental health poll of universities has revealed that the levels of distress and illness among students in the UK is ‘alarmingly high’, constituting for an ‘urgent call to action’
A squeaky clean take on lifestyle influencers

A squeaky clean take on lifestyle influencers

Cleaning is the newest weapon in the battle against the highly filtered unreality of lifestyle influencers – Sophia Ashby discusses the success of ‘cleanfluencers’ in an age of materialism
LGB students at higher risk of suicide and self-harm

LGB students at higher risk of suicide and self-harm

Recent research has revealed that LGB students are 24% more likely to commit self-harm, and 21% more likely to attempt suicide in their lifetime.
#itsOKnottobeOK can’t just be a passing fad

#itsOKnottobeOK can’t just be a passing fad

Oliver Storey sees raising awareness of mental health problems on social media is just the first step in tackling such a pervasive issue.
Three quarters of people in North West suffer mental health problems alone

Three quarters of people in North West suffer mental health problems alone

Research shows over 75% of people in the North-West would say they’re ‘fine’ even when suffering from a mental health issue
‘We are not banning clapping’, Students’ Union clarifies

‘We are not banning clapping’, Students’ Union clarifies

Following national media attention, the Students’ Union seeks to clarify the misunderstanding that they’ve voted through a new policy which bans clapping from all Students’ Union events
To the friendless fresher

To the friendless fresher

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.
Freshers week is to be survived

Freshers week is to be survived

Sophie Marriott Writes: A contradictory attitude surrounding the tradition of freshers week exacerbates the potential for it to become a stressful and difficult time for new students.

Remedy your anxiety the natural way

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

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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