Tag : stress

Recognising Stress and Panic

6 months ago / 0 comments

We all know how student life can become really stressful. From weekly tasks and presentations to essays and reports, we constantly feel under pressure. When the exam period starts we’re already tired, and all we crave is rest. In the fortunate case that our deadlines are spread throughout the term, … Read More

Should We Really Be Scared of Student Debt?

12 months ago / 0 comments

Following a report from the Institute of Fiscal Studies earlier this year, it was revealed that over 70% of students who left University in 2016 are expected never to repay their student loans in full. These figures suggest that future university graduates will be in a similar position: saddled with … Read More

Best De-Stressing Beauty Products

1 year ago / 0 comments

With deadlines, essays and exams slowly taking over our lives, don’t forget to look after yourself when you need it most. We’ve all fallen asleep on our keyboards with a face full of make-up, and stressed about our stress spots, so we’ve rounded up five powerful products that will help … Read More

Campus Watch: Dundee introduces alpacas to combat student stress

1 year ago / 0 comments

In a new manifestation of the animal-led stress buster programmes in unions across the UK, Dundee University Students’ Association will be using alpacas to get their students through the stress of exam season. The Vice President of Student Welfare, Tharani Packiahrajah, said: “exams are looming and this can be a … Read More

Welfare at Leeds: simple self-care

2 years ago / 0 comments

When you’re constantly working to deadlines, taking time for yourself is often far down on your list of priorities. LUU Welfare Officer Martha’s here to give you some ideas for when you just need to relax. There is often a perception that at University it’s a waste of time and … Read More

Pet and De-Stress with the Guide-Dog Society

2 years ago / 0 comments

On the 11th of January, the Guide Dogs Society held their first ‘Meet the Guide Dogs’ event of the year in the Union. For those unfamiliar with the concept, ‘Meet the Guide Dogs’ is an opportunity for students to, essentially, pet and interact with guide dogs as a way of … Read More

How to beat the creative block

2 years ago / 0 comments

It’s nearing the end of term; deadlines are looming and the days are only going to get shorter. If you’re anything like me, then you’ll resent the fact that you spend the vast majority of time doing reading for an essay and not having any idea what it’s on about. … Read More

What’s new in science this week?

2 years ago / 0 comments

Mathematicians grind out the perfect Cuppa: Researchers from the University of Limerick and the University of Portsmouth have developed complex calculations to help optimise the perfect cup of coffee. The research quantifies how the exact grain size of ground coffee can dictate whether the brew will be bitter or too watery. … Read More

Students create app to vanquish revision stress

2 years ago / 0 comments

Two medical students from the University of Leeds have launched a new study platform in an effort to beat revision stress and increase memory retention by up to 80 per cent. James Gupta and Omair Vaiyani created Synap (formerly MyCQs) in October 2015 when they were looking for alternatives to … Read More

Campus Watch: Paws for thought: meet the pups making a difference

2 years ago / 0 comments

The University of Buckingham has recently welcomed a new edition to campus, and you can see why people are excited. Tanlaw-Millie (or Millie for short) is a five month old cockapoo that is proving hugely popular with stressed students – so popular that she even has her own Outlook calendar … Read More