Mental health issues are extremely common at university and there has been a five-fold increase in students disclosing mental health issues in recent years. Here’s what you can do to alleviate the pressures, and most importantly, how you can seek help. Read more about Mental Health At University
During the first few weeks of a new term at university it is quite common for many Freshers to come down with a flu like illness, which has come to be known as Freshers flu. Read more about Freshers Flu – what it is, the symptoms and how to avoid getting it.
University life can place a great deal of pressure on young people to embrace the drink and drugs culture. Here’s what to expect and how to deal with it. Read more about Drink and Drugs Culture at University - What To Expect and How To Deal With It
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.
Guest blog post by Beth Hopkins - https://memyselfnmentalhealth.wordpress.com/ Read more about Things people don't tell you about going to 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
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
This week is National Student Money Week (#NSMW16),run by the National Association of Student Money Advisers (NASMA). The Scholarship Hub is proud to be working in partnerhsip with NASMA to promote this year's theme of Students, Money and Mental Health. Read more about National Student Money Week: Students, Money and Mental Health