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UCL Medical students mastermind What Do You Think?: a mental health awareness day to change your perspective on mental illness

Did you know that 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year?* Someone you know may have a mental health problem right now. It could be a family member, a friend, a classmate, a lab partner, a flatmate. Despite the likelihood that someone you know may be suffering, how comfortable are we really when it comes to talking about mental illness? The answer according to two UCL students is we’re not comfortable enough and that needs to change.

Published: Jan 20, 2017 12:38:20 PM

Statement on heating issues in the UCL Main Library

The Wilkins Building, where the Main Library is located, experienced a problem with its heating this week which affected certain areas of the building. We’re sorry if this impacted you. UCL Estates and Library Customer Service teams are working hard to get the system back to full capacity.

Published: Jan 19, 2017 3:27:28 PM

Do you want to cut your sugar intake as part of your New Year’s resolution?

Most people generally like sweet tastes but would like to consume less added sugar because of the bad effects it may have on general health, weight or their teeth. A lot of interest has been directed at reducing the consumption of sugar from soft drinks, but sweetened coffees and teas are often underestimated in contributing to high levels of sugar intake. 

Published: Jan 12, 2017 11:57:56 AM

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