Agony Aunt Angela: Trapped by tears
A student stuck in a toxic relationship needs out, but can’t seem to stay single for long. Can Aunt Angela help them dump their ex guilt free?
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!
24 hour study people and the Ali G
The Ali G is famed amongst University of Manchester students for being open 24 hours, but could this be detrimental?
A note on burnout culture
Almost all of us will have experienced burnout, and our society applauds it, but what are the consequences?
Dealing with insomnia as a student
Kate Jackson discusses her student experience as an insomniac and details her tips on how to combat the stress of uni work
Snacks changing the studying game
Lily Rosenberg presents her take on the world of study snacks, from biscuits to hummus (including sugar snap peas on the way) and how they are invaluable to her experiences in the Main Library late at night
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
Prepping for postgrad
As term, and university for many, draws to an end, Eva Gerretsen gives some much needed advice on how to prepare for life as a post-grad.
A look inside ‘proofreading services’ – a one stop shop for academic malpractice
David N Rose investigates proofreading services; checking, editing and even rewriting scores of academic pieces for students
All work and no play – a 10-week slog
Cachella Smith looks at the necessity for taking breaks and the danger that comes with an academic calendar that does not afford many breaks.
Stress to impress
Sophie Marriott argues that the high stress experience of University exams is the result of the pressure to succeed constantly levied on students.
Nearly half of students in the UK rate their stress level to be at 8/10
Manchester came in as the 29th most affordable city to study in
The NHS’s overworked doctors
A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association looks at the negative impact of burn-out of Doctors. The research found that increasing demand on healthcare professionals is having devastating effects on the patient care, satisfaction, and future careers of many healthcare professionals. Receiving funding from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), […]
Your Summer break is for you to rest
There is a growing pressure on students to make their Summer break from school and University productive rather than the opportunity for relaxation and freedom it should be, writes Cachella Smith
Unhealthy fixations and sleep deprivation
Joe Whitfield talks about the essentials for keeping a stress-free life at university
How to avoid deadline stress
Vera Simmons-Law discusses the realistic ways you can avoid the tension of deadlines
82% of students suffer from stress and anxiety, UniHealth report suggests
82% of UK university students admit experiencing stress and anxiety and 1 in 5 have suicidal feelings, report suggests
Striking the right balance
Sometimes it feels like balancing your life at uni with work is impossible and there just aren’t enough hours in the day to do it all… we’re here to help
Festive season shopping got you frazzled?
If Christmas shopping fills you with dread and you’re left wanting to curl up under a blanket at the mere thought of braving the Arndale in December, we have the ultimate guide to avoiding shopping list related stress this year
Stress: let’s talk about it
Struggling with stress? Don’t worry, Qiarna Bondswell is here with some top tips to help you tackle your stress head-on, and enjoy university life at the same time