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MENtal Health: Stuart Laws on Skeptical Thoughts and the power of comedy
'Mental fragility is still seen as worse than physical fragility for men. We’re allowed to break bones because that means we were striving for more... Our brains don’t get that luxury: they’re not to be broken, not to be pushed.'
The importance of an organised work space
The busier you are, the more important it is that your desk is tidy to keep your mind clear and organised.
MENtal Health: Kris Radlinski on rugby, Wigan Warriors and the importance of mental wellbeing
'I think the responsibility that sport has to try and be a leader in mental health awareness is huge.'
MENtal Health: Discover the app which helps you find your Happy Place
There are happy places to discover everywhere.
How environmentally friendly is veganism?
Today marks the start of World Vegan Month.
You can get paid to eat Yorkshire puddings – here’s how
Do you consider yourself a Yorkshire-pudding connoisseur?
Prestigious photography awards are looking for talented students
Student photographers from across the country are invited to enter the annual EIZO Awards.
5 unusual and low-cost ways to refresh your look
There’s a lot more to university preparations than just making sure you’re ready for your course.
An interview with Diana Armfield RA
“I think that the geometry of natural life is what we think of as beautiful.”
How much do young people know about the green economy? A new government poll has found out
The poll shows that around 3,700,000 young people would prefer a job in the green economy.
Announcing: The National Student’s #MENtalHealth project
Ahead of International Men's Day, The National Student will be running a content series on male mental health.
Banksy at Sotheby's: How the art world reacted to his shredding of a million-dollar painting
The shredding of Banksy’s painting at Sotheby’s after its £1million sale shredded expectation and split the art world.
Three recipes to boost your mood during freshers' week
Take time to look after your mind and body with these Co-op recipes.
An interview with eatinldn's Bryony Palmer
Standing out in Instagram’s crowded food-reviewing field is no easy task, but Bryony Palmer from eatinldn has established herself as a reliable, relatable and popular food Instagrammer with nearly 20k followers.
Centrepoint’s Soupathon starts next month – here’s how you can get involved
Next month sees the start of the Big Broth Soupathon, a fundraising campaign by Centrepoint to raise money for their work with homeless 16 - 25 year olds.
Fakeaway Manual: Korean salt, chilli and lime squid recipe
This Korean salt, chilli and lime squid recipe is super quick to make.
Fakeaway Manual: nasi goreng recipe
Nasi goreng, an Indonesian rice dish, is ideal for an easy-to-prepare meal after a long day of lectures.