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Parenting while studying? This is what you need to know

Being a student as well as a parent can feel overwhelming and tough at times. We understand that juggling parenting […]
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Energy savings advice from Professor Richard Fitton

Winter is fast approaching. With the temperature dropping and our winter coats getting more use, it’s the perfect time to […]
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Your postgrad bucket list

Congratulations, you made it to uni! This is a really exciting time but – take our word for it – […]
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How to get involved as an international student

Coming to university is a huge step for anyone. But it can seem even more daunting if you've travelled to another country to study. Fortunately, we have lots of...

How to deal with feeling homesick

Feeling homesick is natural especially if moving to university is the first time you have been away from home. Homesickness […]
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Final year students: What you need to know before you graduate 

Have you just finished your course and leaving the University of Salford soon? Congratulations, you’ve done an amazing job – […]
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Q&A About Countering Hateful Extremism

We know conversations around extremism can be challenging and confusing at times, but it’s important that we all understand what […]
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University Mental Health Day 2021

Hey everyone, Megan here!👋 As we head into another month of restrictions I thought it might be helpful to share […]

International Student tips and tricks: Q&A with Ade

Becoming an international student can be a daunting yet exciting experience – not only are you starting a new adventure […]

📺 [VIDEO]: Wellbeing and you

Going to university can be an amazing time in your life that’s packed full of new experiences. Some of these […]

BLOG: What I learned from my university experience

One of the most peculiar feelings about coming to the end of my time at university has been that it […]

Motivational Songs to Get You Through Your Assignments

With the end of semester one done and dusted, and a new batch of modules ready to launch next month, […]

Am I Doing This Right?

Everyone tells you that university will be the ‘best years of your life’. Which, for some people, may be the […]
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Making friends before uni – how Facebook can help

Starting university can be very daunting. In the weeks leading up to this new chapter of your life, a fear […]

10 Things You Definitely DON’T Need to Bring to University:

Packing for university is a daunting prospect. Suddenly, you realise how much stuff you have collected over the years, and […]

INTERVIEW: The CATS Campaign

Yes! You read that right. Last week I had the chance to speak all things cancer related with some CATS (volunteers) […]
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What is an overdraft and do I need one?

We’ve all had a little tizzy at some point in our life when we’re asked to talk about, or take […]
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Five quirky revision break ideas

I am a procrastination professional, without a doubt. Revision? You know I must clean my shoes. Essay deadline? I’ll FaceTime […]

Meaningful music and mental health

Today is University Mental Health Day. At some point in life many of us will experience some kind of mental health […]
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🎧 PODCAST: University Mental Health Day 2018

University can be an amazing, exciting and life-changing experience, but everyone can face challenges along the way that can knock […]
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Creating the perfect study environment

Your bedroom desk will be the place you spend (or should spend) most of your time as an undergraduate. I […]
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Should I bring my car to uni?

Moving to uni gives you a great opportunity to leave all those hindrances behind and start an annoyance free life […]
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BLOG: Introducing…Rhys

Who and What am I? Well hello there! My name is Rhys and I’m in my first year here at […]
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BLOG: Introducing…Ryan

Hey! My name is Ryan, I’m 23 and a recent graduate from the University of Salford. In this blog post […]
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8 things I wish I’d known before I started university

1. You’ll spend so much more in Freshers’ Week than you think Freshers’ Week is essentially the first week where […]
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BLOG: How to battle homesickness

If you are reading this blog post, it might mean that you are already missing that little haven called home. […]

BLOG: A week without my smartphone

When I look around I see one thing: everyone using their phones. Why? What is our obsession with our smartphones? […]
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We’ve got your back – keeping students safe on campus

This article was first published in 2016. In light of recent world events, we’re currently reviewing our safety guidance and […]
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10 things I’d do differently before starting university

Starting university and moving away from home is one of the biggest steps a young adult has to make in […]