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5 ways to help your mental health at uni
27 Sep Social

University can be a challenging time for many students for a variety of reasons. Not only have you got the pressures of university with assignments and exams, but you may also be trying to balance part time work to support yourself financially, as well as trying to maintain a social life and enjoy your university […]

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9 things I wish I knew before Freshers
20 Sep Social

It’s that time of year again, freshers is upon us and our livers (and bank balance) are going to take a battering. Freshers is the highlight of the student calendar, when all of the pubs and clubs are full of other uni students, you meet new people and make friends that will be with you […]

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Pride Series: How much did Radar raise for Cara-Friend?
06 Aug Events

Pride has now been and gone for another year. The colourful parade attracted over 60,000 supporters on to Belfast’s streets, making it the largest Pride event Belfast has ever seen!  Businesses from across Northern Ireland, both big and small also got involved to show their support, with companies such as Danske Bank, EY and the […]

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Pride Series: Radar Raises Funds
31 Jul Radar News

Radar is very proud to be supporting local charity Cara-Friend for this year’s Belfast Pride. Cara-Friend has been serving the LGBTQ+ community in Northern Ireland since 1974, providing regional LGBTQ+ youth groups across Northern Ireland. The charity offers one-to-one support for individuals, LGBTQ+ awareness training for professionals and volunteers working in a variety of different […]

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Why you need to live in Belfast
15 Jul Social

Did you know that 27.7% (17,440) of our young people leave Northern Ireland to study at universities in England, Scotland and Wales last year? In one university in Liverpool alone (Liverpool John Moores University), there are almost 2000 students there from NI. People move away for a variety of reasons, some may want to move […]

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Is your degree worth it?
30 May Academic

University tuition fees in England should be cut to £7,500 per year, a government commissioned review has recommended. The review also says student loan repayments should last for 40 years rather than the current limit of 30 years. Tuition fees in England were trebled in 2012, and according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies, students […]

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Mental Health Awareness Week
13 May Social

Today marks the start of Mental Health Awareness week in the UK. The purpose of the initiative is to raise awareness of the importance of looking after your mental health alongside your physical health, and highlight the value of listening to a friend in need and the positive role it can play in our mental […]

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Should I stay or should I go?
08 May Case Study

As graduation approaches and distant relatives incessantly ask us “well, what’s the plan then?” It’s easy to feel confused by the myriad of options on the path of our newly bought graduation shoes. While career direction, company size, grad scheme or not are all relevant questions to ask, I started with this one; should I […]

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Does failing make you a failure?
11 Apr Career Advice

Failure – something that happens to us all at some stage. For many people, the word failure is an uncomfortable one, a word with negative connotations that conjures an image of someone who maybe didn’t work hard enough. But failure occurs everyday, in schools, in work and in family life. It is unavoidable. We can […]

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