30 mars 2016

Six things students can do to boost their mental health

The Guardian homeBy. University mental health day is the perfect time to take stock of how you’re feeling, the things that stress you out and the activities that lift your mood. More...

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South Africa's student protests have lessons for all universities

The Guardian homeByMartin Hall. The uprising has specific roots in apartheid and colonialism. But issues of race, identity, fees and unemployment are provoking unrest across the world. More...

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Student mental health: a new model for universities

The Guardian homeByJo Smith. Almost 80% of students have had mental health problems in the past year. So how can campuses take a proactive approach to helping. More...

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Human-animal studies academics dogged by German hoaxers

The Guardian homeBy. Editors of Dresden-based journal apologise after being fooled by fake PhD student’s paper on role of alsatians in totalitarianism. More...

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In their own words: students share their views on smart drugs

The Guardian homeBy. Young people, news reports tell us, are turning their backs on drinking and recreational drugs. Cigarette-smoking is on the decline, and so too is teenage pregnancy. It looks like this generation is cleaning up its act. More...

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What puts white working-class boys off university?

The Guardian homeBy. ‘I don’t want to be in debt for most of my life.’ Pupils in Ipswich explain why the government faces a challenge to persuade more boys to opt for higher education. More...

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Are universities doing enough to help students start businesses?

The Guardian homeBy. A quarter of students have started, or plan to start, a venture at university, but the numbers fall post-graduation. More...

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Never mind the pious mantras about diversity in universities, what about a strategy?

The Guardian homeBy. Current policies in higher and further education favour a parasitical elite. It is difficult to imagine worse priorities. More...

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'Self-harming is behind me, but it blights many students' lives'

The Guardian homeByMatthew Field. Students are turning to private online communities and peer-led societies to help them break the cycle of self-harm. More...

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My PhD takes me to one of the last truly wild places on earth

The Guardian homeByJessica Bramley-Alves. The idea of embarking on a PhD held absolutely no appeal to me at first. I feared it wouldn’t represent who I was, or wouldn’t satisfy me. More...

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