Eating Disorders Awareness Week shows that student hunger for greater university support still exists

Universities are bastions of intellectual growth, yet some students are feeling let down by the support on offer to them.

Eating Disorders Awareness Week: Bringing a hidden problem into the light

With stressed students - both male and female - at increased risk of developing an eating disorder, it's as important as ever to show that help is on offer

Why is University Mental Health Awareness Week so important?

Students are particularly susceptible to mental health issues. Mollie Goodfellow explains why we should be taking notice

Healthy mind, healthy body: Keeping student stress at bay

The exam period is always a stressful time and it does not do justice for our mindset and our physical body. We all cope with pressure in various ways. Yet have no fear because there are ways to stay on top of everything and to sustain a healthy mind and healthy body.

The science of sleep: This is why you're tired on Monday mornings

Sorry to say - it's the weekend lie-ins and the drinking

Cambridge students take to Facebook to discuss 'serious flaws’ in university welfare system

Students at Cambridge have spoken out on social media to complain about what they claim are serious flaws in the university’s welfare system.

The 'science' of sniffles: Five silly ways to help fight winter colds

From lamb vindaloo to lust, here are a few unusual ways that might keep colds at bay...

Breast cancer at 20? It can happen

Even students need to check themselves, as one woman's tale shows

Winter skin saviours for students: Skincare for those on a smaller budget

Winter can play havoc on unprotected skin

The science of hangovers: What causes those headaches, and how you can make them better

Put that mug of black coffee down - it's not going to help

World Mental Health Day: It's time to start talking about students

NUS Wales women's officer Rhiannon Hedge believes it's time to start taking students' mental health much more seriously

A typical trichotillomania sufferer

Pulling your hair out: Life with trichotillomania

For many students, especially women, the stress of university can lead to compulsive hair-pulling. Support is available, as Salma Haidrani explains

Student societies can help people make friends and build support networks

Student pastoral care: All the support you'll need

Universities and student unions have joined forces to strengthen welfare networks for undergraduates

Graduate blues: Why we need to talk about post-university depression

We all know that students can suffer from mental ill-health at university - but what about post-graduation depression? Clare Dyckhoff investigates

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