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

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

Looking after ourselves going into the New Year

Written by Ellis Farnworth a 3rd Year Law and Criminology NTU student We are all victim to our human habits especially around the winter months and the start of the New Year. We task ourselves with workloads and aspirations. Now don’t get me wrong aspirations are never a bad thing, however, setting yourself challenges should … More Looking after ourselves going into the New Year

Estranged Students Solidarity week – a student experience

This week is Estranged Students Solidarity week. So this week on the blog we have a Student Mental Health Champion sharing her experience of being an estranged student studying at NTU. If you didn’t already know here at NTU there is lots of support available for estranged students so don’t feel you have to struggle … More Estranged Students Solidarity week – a student experience

The everyday things you can do to alleviate stress

Written by Sophie Newton a current NTU 1st Year Psychology student Stress is defined as a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances. I think this is definitely something that we have all felt this year and something that the majority of people have experienced before. And that … More The everyday things you can do to alleviate stress