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The best running clubs in Manchester

Exercising with other people has many benefits, from added motivation to gaining new friends! There are so many different exercises you can do, however, running is one of the best ones. It’s a good source of cardio, and it’s free to start! Although it can feel a bit off-putting if you’re not used to running, joining a running club means you’re not doing it alone! So here’s our list of the best running clubs in Manchester that’ll keep you fit whilst meeting new people.

How to write a psychology personal statement

Writing a personal statement is one of the key tasks when applying for psychology at uni. Psychology and different psychological disciplines are quite competitive, so having a great personal statement can make all the difference. But sometimes it can be difficult to know where to start. That’s we’ve put together a guide on how to write a psychology personal statement, from how to structure it and what to write.

How to get inspiration for your personal statement?

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25 Happy International Women's Day quotes to send to your besties

With International Women’s Day approaching, it’s a good time to reflect on the last few years for women. Although there have been lots of highs and lows, positive steps towards gender equality are being made all the time. After all the future is female (and if you doubt it, have a read of what National Geographic have to say! International Women’s Day is also a good time to celebrate the females in your life, whether that’s your family, friends, fellow students, colleagues that make you happy, e

How to pack a backpack for your gap year?

Backpacking is perfect for any gap year. Often cost-effective and flexible, you can go for days or weeks depending on what suits you. It’s also a life-changing experience where you can see the world and what it has to offer. But when it comes to actually backpacking, sometimes it’s a little difficult. However, don’t worry, as we have all the best tips and advice for how to pack your backpack, so that you can go and have a wonderful adventure.

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Where to go for cheap drinks in Manchester

Drinking is a part of student life for so many students, but unfortunately living in the city is expensive. That’s why knowing which bars are actually cheap but also a good place to go is important. These are questions which are hard to answer when just looking at google. So we’ve done the work for you, with our list of the best places to find cheap drinks in Manchester.

Located in Printworks, Walkabout is an Aussie-themed bar in Manchester, which is best for cheap drinks and good nights. With

How to meet someone at uni without using a dating app?

Online dating is scary. Some people don’t connect to people across messages, and sometimes it’s hard to tell if you even like the person. Let alone wondering if they actually look like their profile picture! Well if meeting someone on a dating app isn’t for you, there are lots of ways to meet people outside of the internet without using an app. Want to know how to meet someone organically at uni without using a dating app? Keep reading…

A Guide to Manchester Public Transport

Manchester is home to a wide extent of public transport, all easy to use and can get you from one side of the city to the other. But when you’re first moving to the city, it can be a little daunting at first. While Uber may seem like a good way to get around at first, it costs a lot and can slowly drain away your money. The public transport in Manchester is cheaper and often more time effective, so here is our guide to Manchester’s public transport.

The trams are one of the quickest and easiest

The best clubs in Manchester students have to try

Nights out are part of student life but sometimes it’s hard to know where to go and where is good. From the casual to the eventful, there are so many clubs to hit in Manchester. There is always an event or theme, or student night, so there is always something new to try. We’ve listed the best clubs in Manchester you need to go to while a student here, so start planning your night out now.

Located in Printworks, Cargo is the place to go for live music and cocktails. Cargo has big ambitions wanti

Must-see museums in Manchester

Manchester is home to many museums celebrating the city’s rich history and creativity. Home to big industrial movements as well as political movements like the Chartists and Suffragettes, Manchester has an interesting history worth exploring. Manchester’s museums are filled to the brim with artefacts and information, and many of them are free! With so many different options, there’s a museum to see, no matter what you are interested in.

Best Barbers in Manchester

Manchester is home to some of the best barbers around. From hipster, cool places to more traditional gent’s hairdressing, there’s no shortage of places to get your hair cut. When moving to university, it might not be something you think about. But surely enough, the time will come where finding the best barber in Manchester becomes a priority, so we’re here to help. From Deansgate to the Northern Quarter to Salford, there are loads of good options, with the right atmosphere. Prices range from £5

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