Wellbeing can slip under the radar for all of us, especially for the average uni student where a normal sleep schedule and being balanced is ultimately the last thing on our minds. However, with the general stresses of uni – in my case, dissertation deadline looming – it is important to know how to balance… Read more » about Wellbeing and balance: it’s World Sleep Day!
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 » about Managing anxiety at university
Throughout the year BU has loads of events and activities to help students de-stress. Back in January I was invited to document some of the activities that went on around exam time. If you like dogs, you’re in for a treat!
So for those of you who have just started this September! Welcome. As term heats up and those assignments start rolling in, check out the ways I like to relax when things at uni get a little bit stressful.
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 » about Coping with mental illness at university