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Manchester Photo @ Alice Crowley

Relationships are rooted in the locations we share. Alice Crowley writes a love letter to Manchester, the city which kept her safe through a tumultuous break-up.

Sophie Marriott argues that the criticism of Weight Watchers for their name change is placing too much meaning on the language of wellness and in itself weighing down notion of health and perpetuating cultures of shame.

A recent proposal put forward by Higher Education Minister, Sam Gyimah seeks to enforce that universities inform parents if their children are facing a crisis with regards to mental health. He wants universities to work in loco parentis, paying closer attention to the wellbeing of their students.

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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.

LGBTQ+ people are more likely to have depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts. Photo: RyanMelaugh @Flickr

Unhappy Manny?

A recent report by the Office of National Statistics has found Manchester to be one of the saddest and most anxious places in the UK — is there anything that can be done?

Sporticipate

SPORTICIPATE: Get involved

The University of Manchester provides free sport programmes for all students through the Sporticipate Programme, part-funded by the University of Manchester and Sport England