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Don’t drink? No problem

Don’t drink? No problem

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
Here to dance, not to drink

Here to dance, not to drink

Ellie Martin argues that society socials should be more open to non-drinkers
The hangover hustle: you’re losing more of your life to it than you think

The hangover hustle: you’re losing more of your life to it than you think

A new study has revealed how much productivity is lost from British people’s lives thanks to the mornings after the nights before
150 new Drinkaware staff to keep Mancunian clubbers safe

150 new Drinkaware staff to keep Mancunian clubbers safe

The new Drinkaware staff will work in clubs and venues to help support the welfare and wellbeing of young people
NUS study reveals a changing student drinking culture

NUS study reveals a changing student drinking culture

New figures from the NUS show rising numbers of students choosing not to drink at university
Police crack down on drinking in Fallowfield

Police crack down on drinking in Fallowfield

The police have put up posters at bus stops labelling them ‘Alcohol Free Areas’
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.
Exclusive student night at The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience

Exclusive student night at The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience

The most fun you’ll have since freshers (minus the hangover)
To the sober student

To the sober student

Aneesa Piracha describes how she navigates her social life as a sober student at university

11 PM booze ban proposed for the Ancoats area

The early curfew for licensed venues is an attempt to make the area more resident friendly

How to detox after a heavy weekend

Sophia Macpherson discusses natural remedies to help your unavoidable post-weekend hangover

Preview: The Tequila Festival is coming to Manchester

Salt and limes at the ready!

The half-empty promise of Dry January

Elliott Mills takes a stern look into the pint glass with a precise analysis of the merits, difficulties, and confusions of Dry January

The Manchester Vegan Beer Fest

He started home brews at 16

The student trump card

Perisha Kudhail explores the many aspects that characterise student life which are unacceptable in the real world

University isn’t the problem

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’

Teetotallers have it harder at university.

With drunken Freshers’ week antics now over, Robert Firth takes a look at what university life is like for students who don’t drink.

Students perform ‘neknominations’ during lectures

In one case a student dressed up as Robin in a University of Manchester politics lecture

Introducing Neukolln

As an amateur of wine, being invited to review a new and upcoming Berliner-inspired bar did seem to be an odd choice before I realized my CV states that I have a B in GCSE ‘Deutsche’. Brushing aside those long forgotten moments of academic glory I made my way down to Spinningfields on Thursday evening, […]

Average student gains two stone in first year

The weight gain has been linked to study stress, unhealthy eating and binge drinking

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