Katie shares her personal experience about starting university whilst facing mental health problems including anxiety and depression. Through accessing some of the support services available, Katie has been able to thrive whilst at Warwick. Read about her journey here...By Katie Hall
It’s that time of year where exams are imminent and dissertations loom. The third term can get stressful and isolating when you’re working independently. But there are plenty of ways to unwind and look after yourself…By Isla Stroyan
Just like a light bulb needs to recharge itself, so do you. Taking regular breaks is an essential part of your studying. This is especially important during Term 3 amidst exams and deadlines. Various studies have shown that study breaks aid your concentration, productivity and overall retention of knowledge. So, make sure you choose the right activity…By Ciara Brodi
Worshipped as gods by the Ancient Egyptians, protected by law and mummified after their death. No, this is not about pharaohs. It’s about our furry companions. While there were many other feline goddesses in ancient Egypt, Bast was the only one represented as a domestic cat. She had many roles, including being the goddess of protection. No wonder that one of her “manifestations” – Rolf – has been patiently and persistently patrolling Warwick’s campus, protecting our community and making sure that everything is in perfect feline order. After his accident in early February, he fully recovered and Warwick decided to welcome our superstar back, as he truly deserves.
An English author and the Winnie the Pooh’s creator Alan Alexander Milne said: “Some people talk to animals. Not many listen though. That’s the problem.” So, what it is that we could learn from them if we observed and listened more carefully? And how one curious cat – our campus buddy Rolf – captured the heart of entire Warwick’s community and brought so much joy in an often stressful academic environment?…By Blanka Matkovic
Whether you’re stressing about revision and your exams or struggling to get your dissertation on the right track, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and forget to care of the most important person – yourself! Today we’re sharing a beautiful poem by our blogger, Jenny Mak, to remind you how strong you are, and that it’s fine to pause, and take a breath… By Ana Kedves
Whether you are preparing for exams or in the midst of writing your dissertation, it is comforting to know that there are lots of apps out there that can help you to relax. From guided meditation to peaceful games, these apps could help you to unwind…By Jennifer McNally Continue reading “How to make your day a little ‘appier”
Being sick is the absolute worst! From an annoying runny nose, a fever to even fatigue, it can be incredibly difficult to find the motivation to study! It can even be frustrating as there could be a list of things that need to be done and yet finding the energy for them can be like finding a needle in a haystack! But fear not, for this guide has your back to help you to be mildly productive while you recover! As always, this guide is aimed at those studying any academic subject regardless of level…By Kayvon Taee