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Fri 30 Nov 2018

Meet the Content Team

This year, we have a brand new Content Team on hand to provide you with everything you need to know...
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HIV and AIDS Mythbusting

  By Jess Brown There’s a lot of fear around HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus), and since the early...
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5 Tips to saving on a student budget

It's no secret that university is expensive and a lot of us have to live on very tight...
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Wed 28 Nov 2018

The Increase of Islamophobia

By Abbie Dodson Islamophobia has been defined as “dislike of or prejudice against Islam or Muslims, especially as a...
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Tue 20 Nov 2018

Trans Day of Remembrance: Gender sensitivity

Written by Hallam students Jess Brown *trigger warning for trans people, people with gender dysphoria and mental health issues* Gender...
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Mon 19 Nov 2018

One month on from World Mental Health Day

The 10th of October was World Mental Health Day. My Twitter feed was flooded with individuals, organisations and corporations sending...
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Wed 14 Nov 2018

10 Non-Binary People you probably didn’t know about!

By Kirstie Rutter   Trans Awareness Week is about more than just the amazing trans people we’ve been...
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Pre-1940’s Trans People

By Kirstie Rutter There’s a common mis-conception that Transgender people are ‘modern’ or ‘trendy...
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Why do we Celebrate Transgender Awareness Week?

By Kirstie Rutter Transgender Awareness Week is a week-long celebration of all things Trans, leading up to the Transgender...
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Tue 13 Nov 2018

Issue Spotlight: Elderly People and Social Isolation

  By Lauren O'Donoghue  Many Elderly People Struggle With Loneliness The UK’s population is ageing...
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Wed 07 Nov 2018

National Stress Awareness Day

  By Jess Brown In the wise words of Super Hans from Peep Show “sit in the bath and...
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Fri 02 Nov 2018

2018’s Autumn Budget and How It May Affect You

  By Abbie Dodson With October comes many things; the autumnal descent into winter, shops selling Christmas Decorations prematurely, and...
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Wed 31 Oct 2018

Cultural Sensitivity

  By Jess Brown Before I start I just want to clarify that I’m half Indian, half English...
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Tue 30 Oct 2018

Ways to combat Academic Stress!

  Written by Jess Mell - final year Nutrition and Public Health student We all know the feeling, but whether...
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Wed 24 Oct 2018

Black History Month Is Shaping Our Future

  By Abbie Dodson Black History Month began in 1915, only 50 years after the Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery in...
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Fri 19 Oct 2018

October Rundown

By Jess Brown I absolutely love October. So many scares, so little time. In fact, I’d say that...
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Thu 18 Oct 2018

Read at Your Own Leisure

  By Jess Brown Author, Franz Kafka once wrote “A book must be the axe for the frozen sea...
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Fri 12 Oct 2018

What is Oktoberfest?

  By Lauren O'Donoghue What Is Oktoberfest? Beer and Bavaria The word ‘Oktoberfest’ instantly brings some...
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Why Try Vegan? A Student’s Guide To Eating Green

  By Lauren O'Donoghue  Going Green The vegan lifestyle has exploded in the last two years, with...
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Thu 11 Oct 2018

Coming Out Stories

*trigger warning for people with issues relating to being bullied, gender dysphoria, coming out and sexuality* By Jess Brown This...
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