Starting University as a mature student can be both an exciting and daunting time with much of the University’s resources sometimes appearing to be aimed at recruiting younger, undergraduate students. I asked my colleague Georgie to give us an insight into her experience as a mature student at the University of Worcester and here is what she had to say…
Summer has finally arrived which means our previously chaotic student lives begin to calm down as we await the start of the next academic year. Whilst it is important to take time to rest […]
The countdown is on… We have reached the final push of the academic year! With two weeks of assessments and exams left between us and summer break, these next few weeks can be pretty hectic. Since the whole academic year has been building up to this moment, it can be easy to feel the pressure and let stress creep in. Here are my top tips on managing stress during exam week and tough times throughout your degree.
Today marks University Mental Health Day, a chance to raise awareness of mental health in our campus community. Student life can be stressful, with deadlines, exams and adjusting to a new lifestyle at uni. To see what support services are available here at Worcester Uni, here’s my guide to mental health support on campus.
Today marks Random Acts of Kindness Day which has got me thinking about ways we can all help spread positivity and complete kind acts around campus. Whether it be handing in some lost property or smiling at a stranger, we all have the capacity to be the reason someone smiles. With this in mind, I thought I would a few ways you could be kind today and make someone smile!
Today marks ‘Blue Monday’ which is said to be that day in the year when we all feel a little lower than usual. As students, we have just made it through exam week and are starting a new semester. Feeling motivated for an exciting, fresh start, right? Well, this is not always the case. Here are my top tips on staying positive this Blue Monday (and any other time you’re feeling down).
Christmas as a student can be a very exciting time. There’s always a lot going on and loads of fun opportunities to get involved with on campus or around the city. So to help you get started, here are some of my favourite Christmas things to do in Worcester to give you some inspiration!
With Progression Week almost in sight and pumpkin spiced latte back on the menu, it can only mean one thing – Halloween is here! Since coming to University, Halloween is something I’ve grown to love. The main reason for this is that I’ve found so many fun ways to celebrate by myself and with friends. Embracing the scary season means that I have some fun new activities to help shake up my regular routine. Here are a few of my favourite ways to get into the spooky spirit as a student.