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Attending Newman University with a Chronic Illness

I have M.E/CFS, Fibromyalgia, Occipital Neuralgia, a cyst on my brain and a brain tumour. I have been chronically ill since the age of 14, in 2014 I caught and subsequently became ill with glandular fever. Glandular fever, also known

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Bank holiday

Things to do during the August bank holiday

Many places closed during the pandemic and now that lockdowns are, or in the process of, re-opening, this beginning of a return to pre-COVID life brings with it new opportunities to go out and explore what our local areas have

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Student Jessica Muxlow

The Importance of Self-care for Academic Development

What is self-care? Self-care is anything done deliberately to maintain emotional, mental, and physical wellbeing, this can include exercise, eating healthily, resting and socialising. Many of us, especially students forget to prioritise activities deemed as self-care. Self-care encourages you to

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