Tag Archives: friendships

Why 1,000 Facebook friends won’t make you happy


Although on social networking sites it may look as though we have over 300 friends the truth is very different as Robin Dunbar spoke about at the university.

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Me, myself and loneliness

Research suggests that even being surrounded by friends can still mean you feel lonely. Photo Anneka James

When deep connections from home are lost, students can find themselves becoming increasingly lonely. Stephanie Bolton reports on the causes and the cures.

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Domestic bliss or recipe for disaster?

Who you live with has a big effect on your University life. Photo: Grady First

Choosing who you live with is one of the most important choices at university. Candi Hindocha looks at why people choose to live at home, with friends or their partner.

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