Things people don't tell you about going to University

Looking after your mental health at university

At The Scholarship Hub we are keen to raise awareness of the importance of good mental health for students. This very personal blog post highlights the importance of being true to yourself when making your post school choices and while at University.

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Ten tips on looking after yourself at university

Heading off to university is an exciting time of your life, but it also carries with it new responsibilities and for some, anxieties. Most Freshers will be moving away from home for the first time and this means doing all your own cooking, cleaning, washing and generally taking charge of your own well-being.

It is easy to think that you are invincible and that all the “top tips” your parents give you are just because they are being over protective, but actually, some of those tips are definitely worth remembering. Read more about Ten tips on looking after yourself at university

Managing Stress at University

Suffering from stress at university is very common, in fact around 65% of students suffer from significant stress and university counsellors are seeing year on year increases of up to 20% according to the University of Reading.

Actually, if you think about it, university holds a lot of opportunities to get stressed from start to finish; thinking about leaving for university and missing parents and siblings, arriving at university and starting your course through to exams, your future and relationships. Read more about Managing Stress at University