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The easing of Covid-19 restrictions and reopening of night-time venues within the UK have seen drink spiking hit the headlines once again. In addition to media reports that substances are being deliberately added to unknowing victim’s drinks, there are concerning accounts of...

Even before Covid-19, research suggested the mental health of students at UK universities was on the decline. In the face of quarantine, uncertainty, and rapidly increasing numbers of Covid-19 cases in university cities, students this year have had an extraordinary autumn...

As it becomes increasingly clear that many first-year students will have a vastly different experience, with many lectures being held online, we contacted the authors of tips from our original '...

Going to university is a transition – the opportunity for students to develop learning and often to become more independent. Technology has given students the opportunity to interact in new and exciting ways while also opening up many avenues for students to both spend time...

So, you’ve got into University. Congratulations! To help you get the most out of your degree, I’d like you to run a quick thought experiment. Mentally list your top five approaches to studying, in order of how frequently you use them.

Is the practice of repeatedly...

I read with interest the article entitled ‘Online mental health – Revolutionary help in higher education?’ (The Psychologist online, 9 August 2017). The author, Erika...

1. Early days

Dr Julie Hulme (Keele University) tells us that many students find the...

Manchester Met University played host to this three-day event, where academics, university representatives and students discussed the many initiatives and difficulties in engaging large cohorts of students in higher education. Many RAISE delegates referenced the emerging '...

A psychology undergraduate in her second year, 'Nora' has recently been on an alarming downward spiral. Three years ago she began experiencing symptoms of depression and anxiety, and she found it hard to stay motivated and focused on her studies. She has lost interest in...