Where to find support at University

Do you struggle with money, diet, thinking about your future, your health, family, studies... or anything else? At some point during your degree, I’m sure you will have, or will do. Everyone does, it’s normal! At a time of stress it is important to realise that you don’t have to go through these challenges alone. … Continue reading Where to find support at University

The 10 friends everyone needs at university: Which category do your friends fall into?

Friends are fantastic to socialise with, explore with and lean on when times get tough. But friends can also help you to be productive, focused, chilled and determined at university too! So what kinds of friends are super useful to have at university? Below we have concocted a list of the 10 friends everyone should … Continue reading The 10 friends everyone needs at university: Which category do your friends fall into?

Just say ‘YES’: Tips for making the best of studying abroad

Moving to a new country can be nerve-racking, regardless of your age and where you’re coming from. We often face obstacles like language barriers, adapting to a new culture, the climate and, if you’re a student, integrating into the University and the local culture. Manchester, with the biggest student population in Europe, can seem overwhelming … Continue reading Just say ‘YES’: Tips for making the best of studying abroad

A Balanced Guide to Postgraduate Life

Going back to University or transitioning to a postgraduate degree can seem like a major step up. We’re here to tell you that it doesn’t have to be. At a university like the University of Manchester, with so much to do and so many people to meet, being a postgraduate can be a great experience. … Continue reading A Balanced Guide to Postgraduate Life