Mental resilience is an individual’s ability to adapt well to difficult points in life. Everyone has different thresholds of what they can cope with in life, but if you’re repeatedly finding yourself struggling and unable to cope with what life throws your way, here are some tips on how to become a little more resilient. … More How to be more resilient: tips on how to deal with life’s ups and downs!
University can be a very overwhelming time. Whether you are right at the start of your journey and trying to make friends, or you’ve got a deadline coming up and you’re feeling stressed about it, uni life can sometimes get a bit much. So we’ve go some tips on how to deal with feeling overwhelmed … More Uni can be overwhelming…
By Elliot Clements a Mathematics BSc (Hons) NTU Alumni I’m a competitive swimmer currently training for my next SwimRun event and I work as a Lead Consultant at a technology company. I joined NTU in 2011 studying Mathematics at the Clifton Campus. I thoroughly enjoyed my time at Trent and am grateful for the skills … More Feel the fear and do it anyway
Written by a Youth Studies BA(Hons) NTU Alumni It all began in year one of my youth studies degree, the day before an assignment was due and I could not catch my breath; I thought it was my asthma to begin with, but it was much more serious. I still went to my afternoon lecture … More Debilitating panic attacks and feeling powerless
By a current Health and Social Care NTU student. I had never labelled myself as a mature student before attending Uni, as far as I was concerned, we were all just students together. It makes me chuckle that anyone over the age of 21 is classed as a mature student. For me, being mature isn’t … More A mature student perspective at NTU
By Mohit Mahajan, a current International NTU student Life at NTU for me is filled with wonderful weekends, vibrant environments, a cheerful atmosphere, fantastic friends, delicious and wide varieties of food, unforgettable memories and stress busting games. I arrived in this new country and city not knowing anyone. Initially, it was tough for a couple … More Making friends through international food nights
By a Psychology MSc NTU Alumni When I first started my MSc in Psychology at NTU it was a bit of a shock to the system as the workload was quite intense. During my first semester I managed to keep on top of the workload, however in the second semester I struggled which meant I … More Overcoming setbacks