By Sue Chan-Wyles a 3rd Year Mandarin Chinese and International Relations NTU student The coronavirus has impacted me a lot over the past 3 months, with questions concerning my university degree and my life. Only a few days ago, I heard that my year abroad has been officially cancelled. Before then, my classmates and myself … More Coping during uncertain times
Written by Jodie Walker, a Politics and International Relations NTU student Sometimes a bad mental health day isn’t as forceful as panic attacks or crying, sometimes depression and other mental health problems can operate more subtly, but equally as difficult to get through. A mislead assumption is that depression is just feeling sad all the … More Let’s talk about it – Mental health can impact your hygiene
By Samuel Clinton, a current NTU 3rd Year International Relations Student In my first year of University, many moons ago, I got overwhelmed and I ended up struggling with depression, it really can happen to anyone. So, here are 7 tips that might help you navigate University: Be Patient A key thing I learnt while … More 7 tips to help you survive university
Written by a Youth Studies BA(Hons) NTU Alumni Dance and music for me has always been something more than just movement and lyrics; it is something that reminds you of a place, a memory or a person as well as feelings of joy, sadness and exhilaration. Dance has always been there for me at some … More Art therapy: From surviving to striving
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 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 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…
By Brian Sanya Mondoh, a Law NTU Alumni. Qualified as a Barrister (England and Wales), Trainee Attorney-at-Law (Trinidad and Tobago) Life at the Bar, can I think, best be compared to a theatrical performance! Just like actors, barristers are ever so good at putting on faces, hiding their true feelings and emotions, and shutting out … More Mental health at the Bar: the truth behind the mask!