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Mental health struggles among UK students increasing

Mental health struggles among UK students increasing

The report finds that all items included in the happiness index have fallen among young people and that only 13% of people have accessed services when needed
The unattainable beauty standards of social media

The unattainable beauty standards of social media

Unattainable beauty standards are everywhere, but social media is changing exponentially increasing these pressures
Must all good things come to an end?

Must all good things come to an end?

Graduation is fast approaching for many students, which can make many feel anxious about the future
7 out of 10 high-rise residents in Greater Manchester live in fear of fire in their building

7 out of 10 high-rise residents in Greater Manchester live in fear of fire in their building

Fire and finance amongst the things troubling those living in high-rise buildings the most in Greater Manchester
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
The Bolton Barber tackling mental health

The Bolton Barber tackling mental health

Meet the barber who has transformed his shop into a safe space for men struggling with mental health
A note on burnout culture

A note on burnout culture

Almost all of us will have experienced burnout, and our society applauds it, but what are the consequences?
Treat Yourself: Self-Care in a Capitalist World

Treat Yourself: Self-Care in a Capitalist World

Has our capitalist society capitalised on the self-care trend too much?
Review: Oreo (Push Festival)

Review: Oreo (Push Festival)

Anna Jin reviews Oreo at HOME Theatre as part of Push Festival
Find your new year Fighting Spirit with Boxing Fitness

Find your new year Fighting Spirit with Boxing Fitness

Features Editor Felix Hanif-Banks talks to Fighting Spirit, a local organisation providing ‘boxercise’ classes to help physical fitness as well as mental wellbeing
Review: Plant Fetish

Review: Plant Fetish

Anna Jin reviews Plant Fetish at HOME
The disregard for Black Women and their boundaries

The disregard for Black Women and their boundaries

Summer Walker has become the latest black woman to have her mental wellbeing disregarded publicly and unless we create spaces for black women to be vulnerable she will not be the last
Live Review: Emeli Sandé at the O2 Apollo

Live Review: Emeli Sandé at the O2 Apollo

The pop singer’s warm show included all the songs that made her famous, Jay Darcy writes
Childhood Trauma and the Increased Risk of Borderline Personality Disorder

Childhood Trauma and the Increased Risk of Borderline Personality Disorder

Research by The University of Manchester has found that trauma taking place during childhood makes us more likely to be sensitive towards everyday stresses
Feeling the SAD winter blues

Feeling the SAD winter blues

Writer Victoria Evans shares her advice on managing Seasonal Affective Disorder now the long evenings have begun
New student mental health service in Greater Manchester in motion

New student mental health service in Greater Manchester in motion

New Greater Manchester service to rescue students ‘falling through the cracks’ of university and NHS services
Review: Dorian

Review: Dorian

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Proper Job Theatre’s Dorian
Re-thinking masculinity with the UoM Feminist Collective

Re-thinking masculinity with the UoM Feminist Collective

UoM Feminist Collective member Tallulah Brennan is re-thinking masculinity and how a patriarchal society is affecting us all
‘Don’t Walk Past’: The delivery scheme for people living on the streets in Manchester

‘Don’t Walk Past’: The delivery scheme for people living on the streets in Manchester

The team are delivering food to the homeless from the back of an old 2006 Peugeot
Big White Wall comes to UoM

Big White Wall comes to UoM

The Big White Wall came to The University of Manchester to promote their mental health and wellbeing resources available to students