Tag : advice

Agony aunt: combatting feelings of loneliness

5 months ago / 0 comments

I’m the kind of person that thrives from being around people. Do you have any tips to combat feelings of loneliness when I’m on my own? I love being around others. Now, my housemates would probably disagree because of the amount of time I spend holed up in the library, … Read More

A guide to internship hunting

6 months ago / 0 comments

As the months draw closer to our summer holidays, I am filled with feelings of excitement due to the prospect of the university break. Yet panic and concern take control as I, like many students, do not have a summer plan. An internship is a perfect way to learn valuable … Read More

Help4friend: a guide in offering mental health support to loved ones

6 months ago / 0 comments

Mental health impacts 20% of young adults in the UK. Beyond this, an even greater number of university students are suffering from some kind of mental wellbeing issue. The problem is, in fact, so big that it is being widely discussed in the media, at university boards and even within … Read More

Teach Me How to Hobby: How to Pick up a New Hobby and Stick to It

7 months ago / 0 comments

Hobbies help me relax, unwind and re-focus on the important things in my life. They encourage me to see things more clearly and to engage with my inner self. Most importantly, hobbies help me get out of the monotony of my routine and step aside from all my responsibilities, university … Read More

Agony Aunt: making the most of second semester

7 months ago / 0 comments

“I‘ve always wanted to make the most out of uni, but I‘m quite shy and never joined many societies. Now it’s second semester and I regret not being more involved, but it feels a bit late to make a change. Should I join a society halfway or wait until next … Read More

January blues: keeping your spirits high

8 months ago / 0 comments

Man Ting Yu shares her tips for keeping your spirits high in January. Here we are, nearing the end of January! Exams are finally over, but although you may have nailed your tests, January blues can still creep up on you. The colder weather this month is a huge contrast … Read More

Agony aunt: student housing

8 months ago / 0 comments

I haven’t yet signed for a house. Have I missed the chance to get a good one? Not having signed for a house yet in late January can be a bit nerve-racking. Especially when left and right you hear friends talking about their great new homes, some of which were … Read More

Agony aunt: toxic relationships

10 months ago / 0 comments

How do I know I’m in a toxic relationship, and what should I do if I am? A toxic relationship can be defined as a relationship characterised by behaviours from an individual that are emotionally and physically damaging to their partner. In order to understand whether your relationship is toxic, … Read More

The power of now

10 months ago / 0 comments

Megan talks about the importance of  ‘now’ and how making the most of the present can unlock potential and opportunities.  “I’ll do it later”, “I’m busy doing something else”, or “I’m too tired”: a small selection of excuses we are all guilty of when it comes to putting off doing … Read More

Agony aunt: evenings in Leeds

12 months ago / 0 comments

What else is there to do in Leeds in the evenings if you’re not into clubbing? Leeds is a party city, it’s no secret. It can be daunting arriving in a place where the norm is a night out at Canal Mills or Warehouse, particularly if you don’t enjoy clubbing … Read More