With the stresses of exam season upon us, this week blogger Iona explores the concept of compassion and how it can be applied to revision and exams or other times of stress.Continue reading “Building compassion this exam season”
Resolutions stick better in Spring
Did you find yourself, January 1st, setting a load of New Years’ Resolutions? Going to the gym 5 times a week, no alcohol, 10,000 steps a day, 2 litres of water, going vegan, calling your mum every week. Do you find yourself, as we head into April, feeling like you’ve failed miserably at all of these? No weight lost, still not calling your parents enough, too many pints on a Friday night? Well, fear not, because you now have another opportunity to set some well-meaning resolutions and make them stick.
By Ellihttps://studyblog.warwick.ac.uk/abou/e KingContinue reading “Resolutions stick better in Spring”
More than food: What are Eating Disorders?
Next week is eating disorders awareness week. Eating disorders are a mental health illness that can impact anyone and have been on the rise since lockdown. In this article Iona discusses what eating disorders actually are, how they stem much deeper than being about food, and some pointers of where help can be accessed if you feel you or someone around you may be struggling with their eating.Continue reading “More than food: What are Eating Disorders?”
Dealing with Homesickness
Have you ever experienced that sinking feeling in your stomach and longing for the familiar comforts of family and home? Blogger Gunisha recounts her experiences of feeling homesick as an international student at university and shares some advice on how to deal with homesickness.Continue reading “Dealing with Homesickness”
Socialising: When anxiety takes over
Iona looks into what social anxiety can look like from the outside and some ways to handle social anxiety from the inside.
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Returning to University after medical withdrawal
Returning to university after a year of medical withdrawal is exciting but can also be a little daunting. Emily shares her experience and tips to dive back into the next academic year after a deferment.
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The University Break-Up: Dealing with Post-Graduation Blues
Finishing an undergraduate degree can leave you with extremely mixed feelings. Pride over your achievements, heartbreak over leaving such a big part of your life behind, and anticipation over what will come next. Many students really struggle in the first year after graduating from their undergraduate degree. It can take a lot of adjusting to get used to what has been perhaps unkindly dubbed ‘the real world’, particularly when many students feel like university was the best reality they ever had. However, it’s not the end of the world, and there are lots of things you can do to make the ‘break-up’ with university life easier. Check out the advice below and start down the path of accepting that the end is only just the beginning!Continue reading “The University Break-Up: Dealing with Post-Graduation Blues”
How to stay productive as a student over the summer break
The summer break: it’s what most of us spend the entire year looking forward to, and a chance to have a well-deserved break. However, after the end-of-year celebrations begin to die down, and with COVID restrictions still making travel during the vacation period difficult, students can begin to feel sluggish, as their productivity levels are significantly lower than during term-time. While it’s still important to have a break from long study days and endless reading lists, there are many ways students can stay motivated and productive while they take a break from studying. This blog post sets out some ways that blogger Fay is staying productive during the vacation, as well as some quick productivity-fixes to boost your motivation.Continue reading “How to stay productive as a student over the summer break”
The future: what happens next?
Now that exams are over for many of us, Iona discusses her thoughts on approaching the future.
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Exposing the Night
Iona interviews a number of pupils at Warwick on their sleep, focusing on sleep around exams.
By Iona Craig.Continue reading “Exposing the Night”