For many students, studying is the last thing they want to think about over Christmas, understandably. The Autumn and Winter term is a long one and Christmas is only a brief break from this. After all of the celebrating over Christmas and New Year, the January blues can creep in. Here are my top tips on overcoming the January blues and staying positive after the Christmas break.
The amount of opportunities available to you at University can be totally overwhelming. Whether it’s working part time alongside your studies, being part of a society or volunteering in your spare time – it can be difficult to juggle all the elements of a busy student lifestyle. Personally, I manage to juggle my degree, four part-time jobs and society commitments whilst at University. So if I can do it, anyone can! Here are my top 5 tips on balancing your life at University.
I like to look at every semester like a blank canvas; a chance to really get your act together and become a better version of yourself.
Maybe you didn’t quite get the grades you wanted last semester, or you’ve set a standard for yourself that you want to maintain. Whatever the reason, the new semester is your chance to make a new habit stick, be productive and really excel.
Becky was diagnosed with Generalised Anxiety Disorder one year after graduating University. But addressing the stigma helped her flourish in a challenging career and reclaim her confidence once and for all.
“At first I was afraid, I was petrified, kept thinking I could never live without you by my side.” ooh Gloria Gaynor, nothing beats a classic.
Three years ago, I was wandering around Worcester worried with the level of academic support my needs were entitled at university. Leaving A-Levels behind, this was new territory.
Mental health is an ever-growing issue . With increased cuts to NHS services, a millennial-epidemic has taken hold. University offers many challenges, more than cooking raw meat! And sometimes you can experience mild or temporary distress that divert daily routines…or actual panic attacks.It’s important to recognize these signs, before they become uncontrollable.
Anxiety can be hard to deal with, especially in situations when you are surrounded by many people or ones from which you cannot ‘leave’. Here are some tips for coping strategies. They may not necessarily […]