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Keeping healthy during your first term of uni and fighting freshers’ flu!

Ah, Freshers’ Flu- that common myth that every university student will fall ill and be bed bound for at least a small part of their freshers’ experience.  

Wrong. This isn’t always the case and most of the time it’s the consecutive nights of drinking which catches up with students and results in what they call ‘one giant hangover’.  

However, as much as 1pm lie ins, pyjama days and fry ups are enough to convince students that they’re ready to socialize for yet another night, there are several other things freshers can do to ensure they stay healthy for the duration of their first term at university. » >

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I Had Completed 45/50 Hours of The Red Award Without Realising: Why You Should Participate in The Red Award

I saw the Red Award advertised several times whilst I was in my first year at university and thought it looked immensely challenging due to the 50 hours you must complete. However, little did I know that since researching into the award I had already completed 45 hours. I did not know that my job at Tesco’s already accounted for 35 hours of the award and I had no idea that being part of a committee in a society accounted for 10 hours of volunteering!» >

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