Mental Health & Wellbeing


Mental health is just as important as physical health and we’d like to start a conversation that focuses around understanding what mental wellbeing is and what we can do to improve it for ourselves and those around us.

This page is dedicated to providing up-to-date information each month on a new topic that we are regularly asked about. From time to time we will also provide you with an opportunity to suggest what you’d like us to cover!


Mental health is just as important as physical health and we’d like to start a conversation that focuses around understanding what mental wellbeing is and what we can do to improve it for ourselves and those around us.

This page is dedicated to providing up-to-date information each month on a new topic that we are regularly asked about. From time to time we will also provide you with an opportunity to suggest what you’d like us to cover!

  • Spring Study Survival Guide!

    about 1 month ago
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    Balancing study with having a life can be tricky on its own - let alone having to deal with the stress, anxiety or even panic that exams can cause. But never fear, we’ve done the homework on exam stress and we’ve got you covered with everything from in-depth help on coping with anxiety, to tips on how to make your stress work for you (yes, this is a thing!), to how to study effectively with the most genius tricks and hacks.

    We’ve identified several common issues that can arise when we’re heading into exam periods and we’ll take the guess...

    Balancing study with having a life can be tricky on its own - let alone having to deal with the stress, anxiety or even panic that exams can cause. But never fear, we’ve done the homework on exam stress and we’ve got you covered with everything from in-depth help on coping with anxiety, to tips on how to make your stress work for you (yes, this is a thing!), to how to study effectively with the most genius tricks and hacks.

    We’ve identified several common issues that can arise when we’re heading into exam periods and we’ll take the guess work out of how to better manage and even overcome them! Before we get into it, we encourage you to take a quick look at this short video that provides an overview of this month's topic:




  • Procrastination

    about 1 month ago
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    Are you the kind of person who will guiltily binge-watch an entire TV series when you know you’ve got work to do? Sounds like you might be a procrastinator. Don’t worry, you’re not alone - procrastination is a common issue ­with 20% of all adults at home and work admit to procrastinating.

    So what is procrastination? Procrastination involves putting off a task or goal and doing something that’s less important instead. It’s important to know that procrastination is a normal part of human behaviour. Although it's a common challenge many high-school and university students face during their studies, everyone...

    Are you the kind of person who will guiltily binge-watch an entire TV series when you know you’ve got work to do? Sounds like you might be a procrastinator. Don’t worry, you’re not alone - procrastination is a common issue ­with 20% of all adults at home and work admit to procrastinating.

    So what is procrastination? Procrastination involves putting off a task or goal and doing something that’s less important instead. It’s important to know that procrastination is a normal part of human behaviour. Although it's a common challenge many high-school and university students face during their studies, everyone procrastinates at some point or another. Try and remember that procrastination is not “laziness” or a personal flaw!

    The link and video below are great resources for tackling procrastination head on and taking back control over your study habits:

    Procrastination Cheat-Sheet




  • Managing Exam Stress

    about 1 month ago
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    Exam stress affects most students in varying ways. It is important to manage this stress and find little ways of helping to eliminate the risk of burnout.

    For some students, exams can be a breeze; revision is second nature to them, and they could ace an exam with their eyes closed. But for others, sweaty palms and heart palpitations are just a part of the territory, and it seems that nothing is more impossible than sitting down and revising. The link and video below offer some handy tips that can help to dissipate stress and make sure you can get...

    Exam stress affects most students in varying ways. It is important to manage this stress and find little ways of helping to eliminate the risk of burnout.

    For some students, exams can be a breeze; revision is second nature to them, and they could ace an exam with their eyes closed. But for others, sweaty palms and heart palpitations are just a part of the territory, and it seems that nothing is more impossible than sitting down and revising. The link and video below offer some handy tips that can help to dissipate stress and make sure you can get through exam season:

    Managing Exam and Study Stress