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

Managing Expectations

By Keir Goode a current MSc Molecular Microbiology NTU student Something that I have recently struggled with when getting back into education is the expectations I put upon myself. I would not necessarily say I was a perfectionist, but I have noticed my expectations can be unrealistically high and I don’t think I’m alone in feeling … More Managing Expectations

Being an international student during the pandemic

By Valeria Fieni a 1st Year Exercise, Nutrition & Health NTU student I’m sure everyone has experienced that sense of excitement about finally moving out of your parents’ home and gaining some of that well-earned independence. After all, we don’t really want to live at home forever and moving to university is one very big … More Being an international student during the pandemic

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