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Freshers! #GramFam has your back.

#GramFam returns! Our second Instazine in partnership with the Mix aims to help new students support themselves and each other through the first few weeks of university.

Freshers Week is a blur of making new friends, partying hard, and waking up to find you’ve joined an electro crochet society with no memory of how. Wherever your Freshers week takes you, #GramFam is here to help you through the tough points, and share your tips on looking out for yourself and your mates.

Our #GramFam of vloggers, fitness bods, recipe geniuses and video game experts have built the ultimate chillout playlist, shared their quick pick-me-up meals, recommended their favourite multiplayer games and more. Check out their hot tips for making the most of the first week of uni, and add yours to the mix.


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Nothing like fighting off a pack of zombies together to bond with your new mates. Games blogger Tacita French @freeplayfrenchie gives you the lowdown on the best coop video games to kick back and relax with on the couch. #GramFam ​ “Starting Uni can seem like a really stressful and daunting time when everything is new and you don’t know anyone. One of the best ways to get to know your new roommates is co-op games! Check out my top 4 couch co-op games and don’t forget to look at CALM @calmzone and The Mix @themixuk for more tips on staying relaxed and happy as you settle into Uni!” ​ Finding things tough at uni is completely normal. Need some support? CALM @calmzone and The Mix @themixuk have your back.

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Got something to share? Get involved in #GramFam! Head to @calmzone, tag your mates and share your own experiences and tips to relax, destress or celebrate. And keep an eye out for the next #GramFam in December with more artists, funny folk and wellbeing experts keeping an eye out for young people during stressful times.

Finding things tough? We’re here to help.

Are you struggling, or know someone who is? Get loads of expert information from The Mix.

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