By Thérèse Moran a BA Honours in Education and PGCE NTU Alumni Work hard, but take time to play hard with your friends maintaining your physical and mental health! Research states that one in four of us will experience mental health issues in our life. I personally believe it is far greater. Reduced physiological health can … More Opening up about Mental Health!
NTU Alumni James Thornton discusses a time when his employee needed support and what they did to open up discussion about mental health in the workplace. It is now the final term of this academic year and many of you will be thinking about embarking on your first job in your new career. Something … More Mental Health Support in the workplace
As we are now in the last term of this academic year, it can be a time of a stress what with final deadlines and exams. So, we’ve got some helpful tips on how to manage stress from a current NTU Construction Project Management student! It may seem like there’s nothing you can do about … More Stress Management
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 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…