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
By Dean Fido, an NTU Alumni BSc Psychology w/ Criminology (Hons.) 2007-2010 MSc Forensic Psychology 2010-2011 PhD Cognitive Neuroscience 2011-2015 University life is an intricate web of conflicting commitments, requirements, and experiences. Nottingham Trent University in particular, works hard to provide such a wealth of opportunities, which is great. But when combined with an eager … More Self-Care advice…
By Becky Carré a English BA (Hons) NTU Alumni I recently posted with #tenyearchallenge, and when I looked at my 18-year-old NTU Fresher self, compared to the almost-adult I see in the mirror, they could not be further apart. Studying English at Clifton Campus in 2009, I thought I knew all about how to look … More What I wish I knew when I was a student…
As we are now in the last term of this academic year, it can be a time of a stress what with final deadlines and exams. So, we’ve got some helpful tips on how to manage stress from a current NTU Construction Project Management student! It may seem like there’s nothing you can do about … More Stress Management
By Leanne Hall, an NTU Law Alumni Like a lot of 18 year olds, I set off for my first year at NTU full of excitement, anxiety and apprehension about what I was about to experience. The first term passed in no time at all. I had a good set of flat mates, loved studying … More Sometimes a challenge is exactly what you need!
By a 2nd year NTU student, Mandarin Chinese and International Relations As a student I totally and completely know how difficult it can be to look after yourself, especially when you’re dealing with deadlines or doing adult stuff like paying bills and doing your weekly shop. This post will provide tips to deal with … More Anxiety & Depression bogging you down?