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?
By Leanne Haywood a current MSc Psychological Wellbeing and Mental Health NTU student and Student Mental Health Champion Hello everyone, I’m currently studying my masters at NTU and I also completed my undergraduate degree at NTU. I wanted to write this blog to share some tips on how to make friends whilst at university and … More Five ways that helped me to make friends at NTU
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 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 Caroline Shaw, School of Science and Technology Alumni Starting university can be scary; in fact it’s kind of terrifying. You’re (often) moving away from home to a new city which you don’t know and you’re surrounded by strangers. Daunting. BUT, and here’s a big ‘but’: you will be fine! Initially, it can all seem … More Settling into university
By Roger Wilson, a Construction Management NTU Alumni I was in my first year of a four year Construction Management degree at Trent and I had just found out that my friend was really struggling and made it clear that he was going back home to his parents. He couldn’t cope with the workload … More The Importance of Friendship at Uni