My experience as a Student Mental Health Champion at NTU

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

Looking after yourself while settling into university  

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  

Five ways that helped me to make friends at NTU

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

Starting University – Know Before You Go

By Leanne Haywood a current MSc Psychological Wellbeing and Mental Health NTU student and Student Mental Health Champion I am currently just completing my masters in psychological wellbeing and mental health at Nottingham Trent University and also completed my undergraduate degree in psychology at NTU. I wanted to share some tips and advice for new … More Starting University – Know Before You Go

Mental Health Awareness Week – Nature

Written by Leanne Haywood a MSc Psychological Wellbeing and Mental Health Student & Student Mental Health Champion  This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and the theme this year is nature. Nature has so many benefits for our mental health and my research interests are centred around improving mental health and wellbeing through access to nature … More Mental Health Awareness Week – Nature

Eating Disorders and Self-Harm Awareness – My Story

By Jighna Chauhan a 2nd Year Psychology NTU student Content warning: This blog mentions personal experience around self-harm and eating disorders which some readers might find triggering. This feels a little strange to write, so let me introduce myself first. My name is Jighna but my friends call me Jig, I’m 20 years old and … More Eating Disorders and Self-Harm Awareness – My Story

Time to Talk Day: Tips for talking about mental health

Today is Time to Talk Day, a national awareness day which helps to raise awareness of the importance of talking about mental health and starting that conversation. Today on the blog we have a Student Mental Health Champion sharing her advice for having that all important conversation with someone. By Leanne, a current MSc Psychological … More Time to Talk Day: Tips for talking about mental health