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5 positive things to take away from lockdown

5 positive things to take away from lockdown

5 things we should aim to bring into the future beyond these current crazy times
‘Can you make this for me?’: The student start-ups launched in lockdown

‘Can you make this for me?’: The student start-ups launched in lockdown

How UoM students are embracing lockdown to launch businesses and improve their mental health
Time’s up TikTok: Here’s why I’m not wasting another 15 seconds

Time’s up TikTok: Here’s why I’m not wasting another 15 seconds

Pippa Dennis has ended an incredibly toxic relationship with TikTok and tells us all about why
UoM launch 24 hour mental health helpline and app

UoM launch 24 hour mental health helpline and app

This week the University launched a new 24 hour mental health helpline and app in response to student calls for better support
Covid dreams and nightmares

Covid dreams and nightmares

Have you been having disturbing or vivid dreams over the past few months? Phoebe Sanders explores the surprising effect the global pandemic is having on our minds while we sleep
The need for routine

The need for routine

Global lockdowns have caused mass disruption to peoples daily routines. Lara Kenedi explains why it bothers us so much
Opinion: With a PM like Boris, of course the gym is staying shut

Opinion: With a PM like Boris, of course the gym is staying shut

Annie Dabb speaks for gym bunnies all over the country as she explores how this second lockdown will impact our ability to exercise
Remote learning: Blues and growing pains

Remote learning: Blues and growing pains

Heidy Lo shares her turbulent experience with online learning from abroad
The Tur-Shirt Company: The Manchester company championing positive self talk

The Tur-Shirt Company: The Manchester company championing positive self talk

Anna Jin talks to Terri-Anne Turton, founder of the Manchester-based Tur-Shirt Company, to give The Mancunion readers an exclusive limited-time discount code to shop their slogan t-shirts
You’ve got a friend in me: Join the SU Buddy Scheme now

You’ve got a friend in me: Join the SU Buddy Scheme now

The Student Union has introduced a Buddy Scheme to help students feeling stressed, isolated, or overwhelmed due to the pandemic
Exercise and mental health: lockdown tips

Exercise and mental health: lockdown tips

Lucy Johnson gives her best advice on the ways in which you can stay fit, mentally and physically, during lockdown
Making it happen through manifestation

Making it happen through manifestation

Social media and celebrity endorsement have transformed manifestation into the latest internet wellness craze of 2020
Manchester University: Inside the protests that rocked an institution

Manchester University: Inside the protests that rocked an institution

The protest began with rallies and chants, coloured with flares and protest signs igniting the dark Fallowfield skies
Zoom has become everything, but is online learning a danger to us all?

Zoom has become everything, but is online learning a danger to us all?

Amelia Cummins discusses how increased screen time due to online learning is negatively affecting student health and wellbeing
Opinion: The Grimm reality of online university

Opinion: The Grimm reality of online university

Annie Dabb and Laura Thompson count the ways online university and increased technology usage is negatively impacting students
Be your own protagonist: Why you should be romanticising your life

Be your own protagonist: Why you should be romanticising your life

Heidy Lo explores the ways in which romanticising moments can help us make the most of life
University of Manchester shocked and saddened by death of student

University of Manchester shocked and saddened by death of student

A 19-year-old student has sadly passed away in his halls of residence, the death is confirmed to not be coronavirus-related
Review: Normal People

Review: Normal People

The BBC adaptation of Sally Rooney’s ‘Normal People’ has recently burst on to our screens and gifted the nation with the perfect escape from the monotony of lockdown
What does routine mean during this unusual time?

What does routine mean during this unusual time?

Writer Jasmine Rowland speaks to fellow second year students to share advice on how they’ve been keeping busy during covid-19
Review: Nut (MIFTA)

Review: Nut (MIFTA)

Ellie Klouda reviews Nut at the SU Theatre, which is part of UMDS’ MIFTA season