Navigating Freshers’ Week as a sober student can be difficult – Events to meet new people where alcohol won’t be the main focus of the evening are scarce, so here is a list of a few taking place in Manchester
A new study has revealed how much productivity is lost from British people’s lives thanks to the mornings after the nights before
New figures from the NUS show rising numbers of students choosing not to drink at university
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.
Aneesa Piracha describes how she navigates her social life as a sober student at university
Sophia Macpherson discusses natural remedies to help your unavoidable post-weekend hangover
Elliott Mills takes a stern look into the pint glass with a precise analysis of the merits, difficulties, and confusions of Dry January
Perisha Kudhail explores the many aspects that characterise student life which are unacceptable in the real world
With drunken Freshers’ week antics now over, Robert Firth takes a look at what university life is like for students who don’t drink.
Ellie Martin argues that society socials should be more open to non-drinkers
The new Drinkaware staff will work in clubs and venues to help support the welfare and wellbeing of young people
The police have put up posters at bus stops labelling them ‘Alcohol Free Areas’
The most fun you’ll have since freshers (minus the hangover)
The early curfew for licensed venues is an attempt to make the area more resident friendly
Salt and limes at the ready!
He started home brews at 16
David Brierley argues that the blame for the ever-present problems of stress and depression cannot be so easily laid on the apparent ‘University Lifestyle’