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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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Student Jessica Muxlow
Advice

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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Student Jessica Muxlow
Current students

Attending a disability-friendly university

Attending a disability friendly university is integral to a positive university experience for disabled students. Newman University is one of the few universities in the UK with special adaptations on campus to accommodate disabled individuals. As a disabled person myself,

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Leadership

Qualities of true leadership

Traumatic and disastrous events over the past two years such as the Covid-19 Pandemic and death of George Floyd have again highlighted injustice across the world. The continuing need for good leaders who can challenge the status quo, bring positive

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