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Did the 2023 F1 season push drivers too far?

Did the 2023 F1 season push drivers too far?

Drivers are used to pushing themselves physically and mentally as high-performing athletes in the world of motorsport, but the 2023 season sparked discussions about driver welfare following an intense calendar and extremely demanding race weekends
Facing the winter blues: A seasonal survival guide

Facing the winter blues: A seasonal survival guide

When the outdoors is gloomier by the day, we consider how can we can avoid the winter blues and learn to love the darker seasons
Fall in love again: learn to read and write for yourself

Fall in love again: learn to read and write for yourself

Finding your own style and book preferences can be hard, especially when there are thousands to dive into. If you’ve lost all passion to read and write, look no further! Here are the ways to fall in love all over again and find pleasure in reading and writing outside of your uni timetable this year.
The wellness myth in the age of social media

The wellness myth in the age of social media

We ask what exactly wellness means today, and why it has become such a cultural obsession driven by the internet and celebrities.
Reset by Form MCR: Yoga and barre class review

Reset by Form MCR: Yoga and barre class review

Lifestyle reviews yoga and barre classes at Form MCR’s Reset after the venue recently announced a new student deal on class passes.
Let’s talk about sex, baby

Let’s talk about sex, baby

Whether you’re having sex or not, here are some back-by-science aspects you might want to know.
Sorry COVID, it’s the common cold’s time to shine

Sorry COVID, it’s the common cold’s time to shine

Why does everyone seem ill at the moment?
Chase away your lockdown blues

Chase away your lockdown blues

Katie Bray shares her tips for staying healthy, mindful and entertained during the end of 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
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
24 hour study people and the Ali G

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?
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
Will your heart go on without ‘likes’ on Instagram?

Will your heart go on without ‘likes’ on Instagram?

Is it time to remove the dopamine-infused ‘like’ feature on Instagram? Phoebe Moore discusses
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
If you ask me…

If you ask me…

Ciska Howarth encourages us all to use the Careers Service, stressing that we are not alone in making decisions about the future.
RNCM hires UK’s first well-being lecturer

RNCM hires UK’s first well-being lecturer

Sara Ascenso is the first of her kind in Higher Education, with her appointment coinciding with RNCM’s annual appeal focusing on mental health
Review: ‘I can handle university’ by Rachael Alexander

Review: ‘I can handle university’ by Rachael Alexander

‘I Can Handle University’ is a pocket-sized self help guide designed to help new students
UoM lecturer develops new software to identify ‘at risk’ students

UoM lecturer develops new software to identify ‘at risk’ students

Physics lecturer, Dr Andrew Markwick, creates StudentCRT software to improve student wellbeing at The University of Manchester
UoM Wellbeing Week arrives to help students destress

UoM Wellbeing Week arrives to help students destress

The annual event will be held for one week at the Students’ Union from 19th November
Student Finance: A broken system?

Student Finance: A broken system?

Olivia Stringer evaluates other students’ experiences with the Student Finance system and the negative implications of assuming parents will help to fund University studies.