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Healthy student at Fresher's Week

Top tips for staying healthy during Fresher’s Week

Posted on by Tony Steele in Posted in General.

Fresher’s Week: the opportunity for new students to throw themselves headlong into the thick of university (night) life. With all the fun and socialising that abounds, staying healthy is probably.. read more

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How to improve learning

Posted on by Tony Steele in Posted in General.

From highlighters and underlining to post-it notes – we have all done it to try to emphasise text or pages we think are important, to help learn and remember. Highlighting.. read more

meningitis vaccine

Uni students and teens advised to have Meningitis W vaccine

Posted on by Tony Steele in Posted in General.

A particularly dangerous strain of Meningitis W bacteria has caused the number of bacterial meningitis and septicaemia (blood poisoning) cases to rise sharply since 2009. Men W has a higher.. read more

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Balancing your Studies and Social Life at University

Posted on by Tony Steele in Posted in General.

When you add up all the course work and social opportunities, the uni experience can be overwhelming, and one of the worst parts is feeling like you have to sacrifice.. read more

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Nutrition: how a balanced diet can make you a better student

Posted on by Tony Steele in Posted in General.

When you go off to university it can be all too easy to put healthy eating on the back burner. It may be a matter of too many assignments, studying.. read more

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How Sleep Deprivation Can Affect Your Health

Posted on by Tony Steele in Posted in All posts, General.

Between studying, lectures and partying there’s simply not enough waking hours in the day. Experts suggest that we need between six and eight hours sleep per night in order to.. read more

Meningitis Awareness Week: Are You At Risk?

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This week is Meningitis Awareness Week, aiming to raise awareness of the disease and its symptoms, so that those at-risk know how to recognise it and what to do if.. read more

How To Get Fit On A Budget This Summer

Posted on by Tony Steele in Posted in All posts, Common health issues, General.

As a student you’ll probably get just as many leaflets for student deals at local gyms as you will for pizza takeaways. While it’s obvious pizza won’t get you fit,.. read more

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Getting Sun Smart for Summer

Posted on by Tony Steele in Posted in All posts, Common health issues, General.

The following article is a guest blog by Maureen Sayer who is the Health Promotion Specialist for Liverpool Community Health (LCH) NHS Trust. If you are a qualified health professional interested in.. read more

Festival Health

Posted on by Tony Steele in Posted in All posts, General.

The festival season is once again approaching fast. As many events across the UK and abroad make their last preparations, thousands of students fresh from completing their exams are gearing.. read more