By Leanne Hall, an NTU Law Alumni Like a lot of 18 year olds, I set off for my first year at NTU full of excitement, anxiety and apprehension about what I was about to experience. The first term passed in no time at all. I had a good set of flat mates, loved studying … More Sometimes a challenge is exactly what you need!
By a 2nd year NTU student, Mandarin Chinese and International Relations As a student I totally and completely know how difficult it can be to look after yourself, especially when you’re dealing with deadlines or doing adult stuff like paying bills and doing your weekly shop. This post will provide tips to deal with … More Anxiety & Depression bogging you down?
By Matt Nicholson a BA Broadcast Journalism NTU Alumni It’s about this time of year where hundreds, if not thousands, of final year university students up and down the country start to think about life after their studies. Whether you’re a prospective lawyer, journalist or sports scientist, with the job market continuing to be concentrated … More The Value of Self-Investment
By Nicholas Watkin Communication and Society with English NTU Alumni In 2014, at the age of 27, I found myself isolated from my family and friends, in massive amounts of debt, homeless for four months and deeply depressed. I felt myself a victim, none of what I was suffering felt like it was my fault. … More Reaching out for help
By Simon Brown, a BA (hons) Human Geography with Heritage Studies NTU Alumni When I first arrived in Nottingham to study at NTU, I was struck by just how green the city is. There seemed to be trees and public gardens everywhere. I was surprised by how much this environment helped me as I settled … More A Green City
By Ellie Stevens a BA Hons Fashion Marketing and Branding NTU Alumni Beat estimate that 1.25 million people in the UK population suffer with an eating disorder and I can safely say that I represent 1 out of that 1.25 million. Since about the age of 12 I’ve had on/off ‘issues’ with food, body image, … More How my degree helped me overcome my eating disorder
By an NTU 2nd Year Fine Art student So before going to University, I was in a toxic relationship of four years. Being filled with body image issues and social anxiety, doubting and questioning myself in everything I did was a daily thing for me. Three weeks after starting at NTU, I had to break … More It takes time…