Written by Alex, a Filmmaking BA (hons) NTU Alumni This article was written a while back and now Chris is continuing to grow and transform and is going by Alex as a transgender woman, she asked for the article to remain the same to honour those parts of herself. Hello, my name is Chris. Today … More Is getting help more important than we think it is?
By Tehrim Raza, NTU Alumni As the winter months approach, many of us look forward to the festive season; roads brightly lit with the glow of festive decorations, special events and gatherings and deliciously spiced drinks, however, for some it can be a challenging time of year. The cold weather, lack of sunlight and shorter … More Self-care tips for coping with the winter months
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 Lucinda Martin an English with Creative Writing NTU Alumni I’ve worked since I was 14 in some job or another. Everything from your classic Saturday Girl at a hairdresser to a photographer at one of those weird photos studios hidden at the back of Mothercare. Between my job and uni, I was pretty … More The Skills I Wish I’d Learned In University
By Dj Maroo a BA International Business NTU Alumni I was an international student at NTU studying BA International Business from 2008 to 2011. I arrived in Nottingham from India and this was my first time alone in another country. Not only did I have to adapt to life in a new country but I … More Settling in as an international student
By Fiona Duncan-Steer, Theatre Design NTU Alumni With the UK still in lockdown some have been bossing their time in lockdown and enjoying the downtime, whilst others are just plain fed up and ready to be released. There is no right or wrong in how you are feeling and every emotion you have is justifiable … More Master Your Mindset
Why a Paper and Pen is all you need – Self-Care Journaling: 5 reasons why you should start. By Kelly Trivedy a Post-Graduate Diploma in Education in Post Compulsory Education and Training and MA in Education NTU Alumni Journaling? “But I am not artistic and I cannot draw or write well and I don’t have … More Self-Care Journaling: 5 reasons why you should start.
Self-Care Tips from personal and professional experience Written by a MSc Child Psychology NTU Alumni During these unprecedented times, I have realised self-discipline is so important! There have probably been days when you didn’t have anything to look forward too, and as a professional I did too at some point. I procrastinated, slept late, woke … More Self-care tips during Covid-19
By a BSc (Hons) Construction Management NTU Alumni Be The Master of Your Anxiety! Do you suffer from anxiety? You are not alone, although you may feel like that at first. · 1 in 4 people suffer from it (and probably increasing) · It isn’t a taboo subject · You are not weird or different … More Be The Master of Your Anxiety
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