Written by Zahra Meslati, NTU Alumni Congratulations! Starting university can be very exacting with with lots of changes and challenges and great experiences to learn. You may feel anxious and stressed which is normal during the first few weeks at the university. Transitions into university can be hard to cope with and some students may … More Coping with homesickness and loneliness as an international student
Written by a current NTU Student Mental Health Champion studying Psychology Content warning: This blog mentions personal experience around the topics of suicide, alcohol and body image which some readers might find triggering. A reminder from someone who has made it. This personal blog includes mental health support, alcohol and takeaway consumption, discussing body image … More Let’s Talk Suicide Prevention
Written by Yomi Olusunle a current NTU Psychology MSc Student I arrived in Nottingham, wide eyed, excited, curious and optimistic. I had planned what my master’s year was going to look like for so long that even when the pandemic struck, there was still a glimmer of hope within me that the world would quickly go back … More My experience as a Student Mental Health Champion at NTU
By Rachael Griffiths a current BSc Wildlife Conservation NTU student Hi, everyone! My name is Rachael, and I am an undergraduate studying BSc Wildlife Conservation here at NTU. I am currently preparing to undertake my final year at NTU and finally get back on campus – it feels like forever, right? I am also a new Student Mental … More Looking after yourself while settling into university
Eating for your gut and its microbes Trillions of microbes inhabit your gut (mostly in the large intestine) and play a fundamental role in your health throughout your life – say hello to your gut microbes…WAH? Lets break this down….the environment in your gut is like a festival (remember those?!) …the Field/Stage is always set … More Guest blog: The Gut Stuff
By Rachael Griffiths a current BSc Wildlife Conservation NTU student Hi, everyone! My name is Rachael, and I am an undergraduate studying BSc Wildlife Conservation here at NTU. I am currently preparing to undertake my final year at NTU and finally get back on campus – it feels like forever, right? I am also a … More Top tips before you start university
By Laura Gilbert a current Psychological Wellbeing and Mental Health NTU Student I started university thinking that it was going to be the best experience I had ever had, which it certainly was in the end. However, my first few months were very different to how I had imagined. When I first arrived at university, … More Should I stay or should I go?