Coping over Christmas – an international student’s perspective

By Wanjiru N. Muchiri, 2nd year Filmmaking student My name is Wanjiru, I’m a second year filmmaking student. I come from Kenya, and our seasons range from either rainy, sunny and everything in between. The only version of winter that I’ve ever known is about 18 degrees so you can imagine my shock the first … More Coping over Christmas – an international student’s perspective

Let’s Talk Suicide Prevention

Written by a current NTU Student Mental Health Champion studying Psychology Content warning: This blog mentions personal experience around the topics of suicide, alcohol and body image which some readers might find triggering. A reminder from someone who has made it. This personal blog includes mental health support, alcohol and takeaway consumption, discussing body image … More Let’s Talk Suicide Prevention

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

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