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Online counselling: It is getting easier for students to seek help

After months of anticipation, a few too many mince pies, and the countless times you were asked "so, how is university?", it is time to exchange home comforts for independence, and bustling festive weeks for cold, January exams. Yet as days turn to weeks, and weeks turn to months, and it is no longer a case of the January blues. Perhaps you're jaded and smiling faces in the prospectus cover aren’t quite so relatable; in fact, nothing seems to be any more. What's happened?

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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

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