Staying healthy physically, mentally, socially and financially is really important for you to thrive as a student. It’s important that you feel comfortable and able to speak up about any issues you’re experiencing before they get worse and impact your life and academic studies.
There are lots of support and wellbeing services both on campus and in the wider community that can help ensure you have the best possible time as a student at University.
If you are interested in helping maintain your wellbeing, here are some resources that might help:
Five Ways to Wellbeing
The New Economics Foundation has researched and proposed this set of evidence-based actions which promote people’s wellbeing. It involves doing the following actions in your everyday life: Connect, Be Active, Take Notice, Keep Learning and Give. For further information, please see: mind.org.uk.
10 Keys to Happier Living
The Ten Keys to Happier Living are based on a review of the latest research from psychology and related fields. Everyone's path to happiness is different, but evidence suggests that these Ten Keys consistently have a positive impact on people's happiness and wellbeing. The keys are: Giving, Relating, Exercising, Awareness, Trying Out, Direction, Resilience, Emotions, Acceptance and Meaning. Click here for more information.
General Health & Wellbeing
Staying healthy and looking after your wellbeing is very important - for information on health issues, please see NHS Choices pages.
For some tips on how to maintain your wellbeing, please see the Wellbeing section on our Mental Health page.
For information about the University's Wellbeing Support Services, please see their webpage.
For information about lifesaving initiatives and First Aid, please see our Campaigns and Communities webpage.