Freshers 2022: Tips for moving into halls

Moving into halls can be both exciting and stressful. On the one hand, you’ll be excited to make new friends, start your course, and enjoy independence for the first time. On the other, being left alone in an unfamiliar city will understandably seem like a daunting prospect. In this guide, I’ll be sharing a few tips I learned from my own experience in halls that can help make your first few days go as smoothly as possible. 

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DHM Spotlight: “I have a fear of being ‘too much’”

Sophie is a first-year student at the university, who bravely opens up about her experience with her mental health.

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DHM Spotlight: “All of my conditions are interlinked with one another”

Iona, a postgraduate student in her fourth year at Leicester, opens up about her experiences with multiple conditions, including learning difficulties and mental health issues.

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DHM Spotlight: “Hidden conditions aren’t really hidden, they just present differently”

LSM President and SU Accessibility Officer, Ella, shares her experience with ulcerative colitis (UC) and its impact on mental health.

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Travelling on a budget? Research is key! 

Whilst researching potential travel locations can be tedious at times, it is worth every minute. This article outlines some top tips for travelling on a student budget.

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Leics Tackle Period Inequality! Wellbeing Win Sees Free Period Products Brought to Campus

Free and sustainability-sourced tampons and pads were made accessible in three buildings across campus last week, following successful work over summer by the Leicester Students’ Union’s Wellbeing Officer, Karli Wagener, in securing a deal between the University and UK-based social enterprise, Hey Girls.

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Local and Community History Month: The University of Leicester’s Wartime Origins

May 2021 is Local and Community History Month across the UK. Explore the University of Leicester’s rich and diverse history in relation to it’s wartime origins.

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Content houses: the business model turning the young, privileged and problematic into social media megastars

TikTok is everywhere. Even if you’re too stubborn to download the app itself, you probably will still have heard of the likes Addison Rae and Charli D’Amilio. Stars of the video-sharing app are making a name for themselves in the ‘real world’, and it’s safe to say that a noticeable amount of popular content creators belong to, or at least used to belong to, a content house.

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