Starting university- the support offered by The Additional Learning support Team

Hello there! My name is Emiyn, I am an MSc Biological Anthropology student here at Bournemouth University. I wanted to talk about the Additional Learning Support offered here, as it has had a huge impact on the quality of my university experience. I entered Bournemouth University through Clearing, so beginning my university life was hectic,… Read more »

Managing anxiety at university

Anxiety is a sensitive topic. While it’s now widely discussed, talking about it on a personal level can be really hard.  Before I went to uni, I don’t think I really understood what anxiety was. Sure I had heard of it but not knowing anyone directly suffering from it, it was something that just was…. Read more »

Coping with mental illness at university

One of the most important things to remember when struggling with mental well-being when studying at uni, is that you are not alone. Recent research suggests that almost a third of students will experience mental illness at some point during their course, and it is because of this high prevalence that means there are many… Read more »