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Coming Out In Lockdown

Will has given us the exceptional honour of letting us peer into his personal experience of coming out and the process of exploring his identity in these difficult times.

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Living in quarantine – and how to get through it

It’s been a few weeks now since the UK went into lockdown and the universities across the countries have all shut for the rest of the academic year. This of course means you’re stuck indoors now with nowhere to go, leading to cabin fever. Like all of us, I had no clue what to do with my time now that lectures and seminars are over. Doing work for university can feel a bit same-y and exhausting, and probably the last thing you want to be focusing on every day, so I’ve listed some activities I’ve been doing since returning home.» >

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Graduate mental health: is there a way forward?

Once the fanfare of graduation is over, it is easy to despair about what comes next; Competitive job markets, poor transitions into adult mental health services and a deluge of change in every facet of life create a perfect storm for graduate mental health, meaning all too often it is depression.

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15 reasons to visit Egypt

As someone who is from Egypt, I could tell you many reasons to come to Egypt and would go on and on for hours about itbut here are my top 15 reasons:  

 

  1. It is very cheap and affordable
  2. The weather is beyond amazing especially in March and April time. It is not too hot and not too cold
  3. The food is full of flavour and different than anywhere else  
  4. The people are very friendly and interesting to meet  
  5. The culture is beautiful to learn about  
  6. Roaming around in the night in the middle of Cairo is just beautiful while listening to people play instruments and hearing the different stories from people around you  
  7. Seeing the pyramids  
  8. Best scuba diving and snorkelling in the world  
  9. Surrounded by the Mediterranean and Red Sea  
  10. Thrilling desert safari and sand boarding  
  11. Sailing on the River Nile  
  12. Riding camels 
  13. The beaches are beautiful  
  14. A lot of water activities  
  15. Many monuments and temples to visit: a lot of history  

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