Bournemouth University has several resources to help support students no matter their situation, if concerned about your mental health here is a list of ways the University can provide support: There are over 30 services available at Bournemouth University through Health and Wellbeing which help students in a variety of ways, such as with bereavement,… Read more » about University resources if you have concerns about your mental health
This is a guest blog by Sarah Clark, MSc Clinical and Developmental Neuropsychology student, who attended the Dorset Mind industry day, as part of the Graduate Skills Programme run by CareersBU. Dorset Mind is a pioneering local charity working tirelessly to educate, challenge mental health stigma and inequality, and aid recovery by helping individuals grow in… Read more » about Attending the Dorset Mind’s industry day with the BU Graduate Skills Programme
I remember the first time I came across the topic of men’s mental health was when I worked on an 8-week project with Youth Champs for Mental Health (YC4MH) as part of my virtual internship with Think Pacific. What surprised me most was the concerning statistics about men’s mental health. Growing up in a society… Read more » about Men’s mental health and why we should talk about it
What are the simple things you can do to make your everyday life a little better? How to deal with negative emotions while being alone? What can we do to find peace in mind? If you are also looking for answers to these questions, follow me to discover the three podcasts that help nurture my… Read more » about My top three podcasts to nurture happiness and mental health while studying abroad
I am so jealous of everyone going into first year, you are in for the best experience of your life! I wish I could start it all over again. If I did start all over again, these are some of the things I wish I knew from the beginning. 1. Living experience It is important… Read more » about From a final year, to a first year
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 » about Dear Students…
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 » about New term, same me
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 » about What wellbeing support is available to me at BU and how can I use it?
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 » about Meditation Podcast
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 » about My journey into mental health nursing
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 » about Does BU value your health and wellbeing? Here is what they have to offer!