Dear students, How are you? Have you eaten, rested? Are you keeping well? I wanted to reach out to you during this time to acknowledge a few things about the current environment we are in. I too, am just another international student staying in my accommodation where my whole life resides. As much as I’m… Read more »
The overall university experience has been widely changed due to COVID-19 over the past few months – whether that’s first year students having a different experience than they initially expected due to chan ges to government guidelines or, in my case, as a third year student, completing what can be seen as your most important… Read more »
How are you, really? We all know that being a uni student can be tough sometimes. Whatever the source of your feelings, it is important to remember to prioritise your wellbeing, both mental and physical. BU has a variety of wellbeing services available to students which you can make use of should you need to…. Read more »
I am 1st year BA (HONS) Media Production student. As my mother is a certificated yoga instructor, I’ve been doing yoga for 3 years. After I start doing Yoga, I met with another technique called “Reiki” which is a Japanese technique for reducing stress and relaxation that also promotes healing and I got my certificate… Read more »
This is a guest blog by Sophie Robertson, current PGDip Mental Health Nursing student who recently had her dissertation from her Psychology degree at BU published in the Journal of Eating Disorders. My student journey started by enrolling onto the BSc (Hons) Psychology degree course at Bournemouth University. I always loved the idea of helping… Read more »
During times when our physical health is at risk, way too many people neglect their mental health. Keeping a healthy mind is just as important as staying healthy. So I’ve compiled some tips on how to stay as positive and healthy as can be. Enjoy!
Hi guys, this is Talya. Today I am sharing information regarding the health and wellbeing services provided by BU. Since I have a degree in Psychology and currently undertaking my MSc in Clinical Psychology at BU, I am very much interested of the wellbeing of others. It is safe to say that BU has a… Read more »
ResLife is a programme run by staff and students at BU. The unique programme offers tons of activities throughout the year to help student wellbeing. Life’s about getting that balance, and that’s hard to do around ‘stressful’ assessment deadlines and exam dates but ReslifeBU have helped me and will for certain be there to help… Read more »
The third Monday of January has been known in recent years as Blue Monday, and this year the day falls on Monday 21st January 2019. It stems from the idea that the social fabulousness of the festive season is a distant memory (but the effects of it are still very much with us), and many… Read more »
That dreaded time of year is nearly upon us again…exam season. For a lot of people, exams can cause stress, nerves and a lot of anxiety, but it doesn’t need to be that way. By properly preparing for your exams you can have more confidence in yourself and eliminate those feelings of stress. Here are… Read more »
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 »
Here’s a bit of a chat about my experience with mental health issues whilst studying at Bournemouth University. Feel free to ask any questions and I hope you have a good day!