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  

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

Self-Harm Awareness Day blog

Written by a current 1st year Childhood Psychology NTU student Content warning: This blog mentions personal experience around self-harm which some readers might find triggering. Today is Self-Harm Awareness Day. It is 2021 and there are still so many myths and misconceptions around self-harm, those who haven’t experienced self-harm or been in that situation may not always understand … More Self-Harm Awareness Day blog

Master Your Mindset

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

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

Sleepy students: How to manage your health and well-being this term

Written by a Phoebe Formby a current 3rd year BSc Psychology BSc student  So, we made it! It’s finally term 2. I’m pretty sure term 1 was the longest term of my life. With the second lockdown and a Christmas in isolation, I kind of thought coronavirus would be over by now…but here we are.  … More Sleepy students: How to manage your health and well-being this term