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: “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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The housing horrors of renting student houses at University of Leicester.

Renting a house in second year is the next step in the university process for many students, and as many first years prepare to move into houses in September, I speak to University of Leicester students who have had experiences from hell.

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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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150 Days and Counting: Leicester in Lockdown

In Leicester, where higher COVID-19 restrictions have not been lifted for more than 150 days, I discuss my experiences of living and studying in the city.

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Let’s Explore Leicester: Queens Rd Edition

Lockdown (again) in only in a few days’ time. Everything will close: bookshops, coffee shops, clothing stores, so you definitely need to get out in your last few days of freedom. Why go far when you have it all on your doorstep, so close to your university and accommodation?

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