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Staying healthy at university
Whether it's all-night essays or drunken trips to A&E, university can be a health disaster. Keep feeling good with our uni health guide.

Registering with a doctor
When you move to a new area, you will need to be registered with a doctor to keep your body healthy. Read on to find out how to get started. Registering...

Registering with a dentist
When you move to a new area, you will need to be registered with a dentist to keep your smile healthy. Read on to find out how to get started. Registering...

Meningitis or fresher's flu?
Feeling a bit peaky after overdoing it is one of the dangers during your first weeks at university, but there are bigger health risks lurking there too....

Understanding alcohol
The odd drink may not kill you, but when does a harmless pint become a hazard?

Advice on drug issues
As you reach your teenage years it’s possible that you or people you know might get involved in drugs.

Safe sex
It’s not always easy to discuss sex with a straight face, but if you don’t take it seriously you could end up with more than just a case of the giggles...

Confidential sexual health advice
University is a great place to meet people and form relationships . If you are sexually active, make sure you know how to stay safe with these resources...

Understanding depression
Depression is a serious illness. It can affect anyone, at any age, whatever their situation in life. The good news is that there is help available...

Self-esteem
What is self-esteem, and how does it affect us? Read on to find out more… What is self-esteem? Self-esteem, in basic terms, is how you view yourself...

Stress busting tips
An important step in tackling stress is to realise that it is causing you a problem. Once you’ve done so follow the top tips below to help you get back on track.

Managing anger
Anger management helps you control your anger and minimise its impact on your life. Read on to find out how…

Managing eating disorders
Eating disorders are a common problem, yet they often go unnoticed, undiagnosed or untreated. Many myths surround eating disorders, the most popular being...

Guide to asthma
Illness is never fun but when it keeps you away from playing sports and games with your friends, it can really make you feel left out. Anyone suffering...

Guide to OCD
Around 1 in 50 people will have obsessive compulsive disorder at some point in their lives. Read on to find out more about this condition…

Improving your sleep
Having trouble getting to sleep? Read on for our guide to the best way to the land of nod.

Getting help with your health at university
Students have access to lots of healthcare options. We hope you don't need them, but make sure you know what's available.

Giving up smoking
Want to give up cigarettes? Read our advice on how to stub them out for good.

Dealing with illness at university
Find out what to do if you get ill during your studies or exams.

Cheap exercise at university
The student lifestyle often isn't compatible with staying healthy. Find out how to get some extra exercise without spending too much.

Health costs explained
Although most medical care is free on the NHS, there are some things you have to pay for. Find out when you'll pay, and how much.

Student health myths
Have you fallen for these myths about student health?

Mental and emotional health
Understanding your needs and knowing where to get support can help you to get through, even when times get tough.

Abuse and assault
Abuse can happen to anyone, at any stage of their life. Find out how to recognise abuse and get help to escape it...