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Why is gonorrhoea on the rise? KU students give their views

Students are being urged to practice safe sex after a 50% increase in gonorrhoea cases in the past year, according to the UK Health Security Agency.  Diagnoses peaked at 82,592 in 2022, the largest number [more…]

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Top five ways to stay fit during lockdown

Whether you play for one of Kingston University’s sports clubs and have had your season cancelled or you just want to stay active, this list will provide you with the best apps and activities to [more…]

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KU’s anti-depressant problem

One in 10 Kingston University students take antidepressants daily, according to a survey conducted by the River, which spoke to 400 people on KU campuses.

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Vaping away your life to an early grave

Last week a Tory MP said that pregnant women struggling to quit smoking should be given free e-cigarettes and the Scottish NHS declared that e-cigarettes are definitely less harmful than smoking.

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When was the last time you got checked for an STI? Experts issue health warning after 80 per cent of KU students claim to never get tested

Experts have warned that Kingston students are risking their fertility after research showed that four out of five students never get checked for sexually transmitted infections (STI). A survey conducted by The River revealed that 83 [more…]

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KU societies invite all to attend ‘Women’s March on London’ this Saturday

KU’s Feminist and Amnesty International societies will march in solidarity with an estimated 26,000 participants to promote “fundamental values” on Saturday, January 21 2017. The march welcomes all genders and promotes the values of human rights, equality, [more…]

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Mind, body and soul with Kingston University’s Yoga Society

New to Kingston this year, the Yoga Society offers an escapism from the tires and stresses that university life brings. Run by biomedical student Venetia Galanaki, the society brings you weekly yoga classes to nourish the mind, body [more…]