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    Seasonal Depression: otherwise known as the Michaelmas Blues

    "This time of year can be difficult for some, and while this is not a new discovery, it is more important now than ever to look after yourselves and look out for your friends."

    Diary of a temporary typhus patient

    "I will likely be the best looked-after Typhus patient in history, which makes me feel perversely fortunate."

    Striking the balance at university

    "I wish I could be in two places at once, but as fun as this term has been, I am also aware that it has been packed that little bit too full."

    Forget the Blues – It’s time for Oranges!

    "I realised essays can be hard, but they can also be fun, and they can also be difficult, but then I can have a dance afterwards."

    The conundrums of a PhD: student or employee?

    "We get paid, but don’t have to pay tax, carry out research but are not a member of staff, and sometimes even teach other year groups what we know."

    The pressure of choosing your degree

    "The future is always scary – I get stressed about what I am doing next week, never mind next year."

    Everything I know about (uni) love

    During summer vacation, as part of my mission to read as little of my reading list as possible, I picked up Dolly Alderton’s first...

    Navigating uni as an international student

    "Starting university and moving to a new city can be daunting enough on its own, but when the transition from home to campus also involves changing countries, the entire process becomes all the more complicated."

    Seeking disability support at university

    "For those students looking for advice on a situation or who would like to meet students from across the university, you should look into joining DisCam."

    Being black at Oxford

    "Are you an incoming fresher? Are you black? Do you have questions about what life at Oxford can mean for you? Where to get your hair done? Where to buy seasoned food? If so, you’ve come to the right place."

    A guide to LGBTQ+ life in Oxford

    "The most important thing is that Oxford is a fantastic environment in which to express yourself, your sexuality, and your gender identity freely."

    Tips for keeping fit

    "Exercise is great for your mental health, but it's also a great distraction from the impending doom that is your essay's reading list."

    A beginner’s guide to Oxford’s clubs

    "However, just like colleges, you will likely end up loving whichever club you decide to pledge allegiance to."

    A guide to Oxford’s libraries

    "Part of the excitement of going to uni here is being able to access some truly beautiful study spaces, so do make the most of it!"

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