Written by a current NTU Media Production student Expectations VS Reality. Missing Welcome Week and perhaps a further two weeks of actual classes – are so not the best way to start off the university experience. I was inspired to write this post after reading an article online in the Independent. The post was about … More The University Experience…so far
By Chanel MacColl, a current 3rd Year Psychology student Let’s have a mental health day, everyday. Last year I was involved with various World Mental Health Day activities. Whilst I truly admire the day dedicated to raising awareness of mental health, I recognise this is something that should be spoken about everyday. Mental illness can … More Mental Health Day, Everyday
If something has negatively affected your self-esteem, it’s important to remember that you have the right to feel good about who you are. Here are five tips to help change your mind-set and get you rebuilding how you think about yourself. Be conscious of negative thinking If you are continually thinking in the same negative … More Tips on how to re-build your self-esteem
Mental resilience is an individual’s ability to adapt well to difficult points in life. Everyone has different thresholds of what they can cope with in life, but if you’re repeatedly finding yourself struggling and unable to cope with what life throws your way, here are some tips on how to become a little more resilient. … More How to be more resilient: tips on how to deal with life’s ups and downs!
University can be a very overwhelming time. Whether you are right at the start of your journey and trying to make friends, or you’ve got a deadline coming up and you’re feeling stressed about it, uni life can sometimes get a bit much. So we’ve go some tips on how to deal with feeling overwhelmed … More Uni can be overwhelming…
By Caroline Shaw, School of Science and Technology Alumni Starting university can be scary; in fact it’s kind of terrifying. You’re (often) moving away from home to a new city which you don’t know and you’re surrounded by strangers. Daunting. BUT, and here’s a big ‘but’: you will be fine! Initially, it can all seem … More Settling into university
By Neil Chattle a Mechanical Engineering NTU Alumni I attended Nottingham Trent University (NTU) from 2003 until 2007 studying for a BEng (Honours) Degree in Mechanical Engineering whilst working at Rolls-Royce as a Customer Manager managing technical, logistics and commercial activities in Civil Aerospace within the Customer Business Team. The biggest challenge I had whilst … More Going through a bereavement at uni