Wellbeing

How to cope with feeling homesick

Coming to university can be terrifying. You’re thrust into a completely new environment, most likely away from your family and friends. Despite being constantly surrounded by people, it can be very easy to feel alone; and that’s okay....

“Don’t Panic”: advice for freshers

Being a Fresher is amazing but can be overwhelming, some Lifestyle writers share advice that they wish they had known during their first year of university.  We’re often told that Fresher’s week will be the best week of your life, however,...

A ‘Welcome Week’ survival guide

Don’t overthink it: ‘Welcome Week’ is full of new faces, new places and new things. It’s easy to mistake this erratic shuffle for the first weeks of term, by which time some social groups have fallen into place and feel more set in stone,...

Early bird or night owl – Tips for sleeping

For most university students, the most hypocritical dilemma we face on a daily – or more aptly, nightly – basis, is that of sleep. How is it possible for one age range of humans to both sleep in for hours in the morning to the point...

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