New term, same me

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 »

My journey into mental health nursing

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 »

Yoga with ResLifeBU

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 »

Six study tips

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 »

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 »