• Self-care in Self Isolation

    Now that the government has announced a three week lockdown at least for non-key workers and the University of Nottingham has moved to online classes, students are left wondering what to do with this added time whilst isolating at home to minimise the effects of COVID-19. Although our studies...
  • Self-Care at University: Putting Your Health and Wellbeing First

    Faye Price gives essential information and advice about staying healthy during freshers week.  For years, Freshers Week has been one of the most highly anticipated events on the University calendar. It can be easy to get swallowed up in the excitement and uncertainty that come with starting out as...
  • “It’s the most wonderful time of the year”… but not for everyone

    Christmas is a time for laughter. For seeing friends, family, exciting days out, eating, drinking, singing, dancing, and generally feeling happier than the rest of the year. having to act happy and positive all the time is draining This is the expectation for the festive season, and for some...
  • Dear Agony Aunt: I’ve got a cold…

    Dear Auntie Carol… How do you deal with a bad cold? Dear reader… “The Carol Cold is so much MORE than the common cold – just like Auntie Carol is so much more than the common person” What you first need to understand is that colds occur on a...
  • Finding my feet: how to find out who you truly are before leaving uni

    In some ways, I think we’re all a little like Peter Pan…not wanting to grow up and accept adult responsibilities, and to just have fun really. But with the pressure of uni work, cooking, cleaning, and committing to Crisis AGAIN,  it is really easy to lose yourself. I think...