Category: Wellbeing

30+ Mancunian Slang Terms You Should Know 

30+ Mancunian Slang Terms You Should Know 

If you’re moving to Manchester, the chances are you’ll bump into some Mancunians. Here are some of the most common Manc slang words that you’ll hear at some point during your time in the city (and that I, as a Manchester native, have grown up hearing and using!)....

Where to Get Support if You Need It

Where to Get Support if You Need It

Everyone needs support from time to time, particularly in the current climate. During our recent Staff Student Liaison Committee meeting, one of our Student Reps reported that some students didn't know where they could find information on the support that the...

Top Tips to make you feel good

Top Tips to make you feel good

15 Wellness Tips  Most of us will experience some form of mental ill-health at some point in our time at University and University this year might be even more stressful than usual. If you’re moving away for the first time and in need of tips to deal with feelings of...

Protective Health Behaviours

Protective Health Behaviours

It's very normal to feel a degree of anxiety about our health and that of our loved ones, particularly at the moment. However, there are things that we can do to regain a sense of control. This week, we are looking at protective health behaviours. Protective health...

Financial Wellbeing & the Living Cost Support Fund

Financial Wellbeing & the Living Cost Support Fund

During difficult and uncertain times, it can be challenging to maintain our financial wellbeing when unexpected costs or reductions to our income occur. The current situation has brought with it financial concerns for many people, and worries around money can be very...

Building Resilience

Building Resilience

Changes and challenges are a normal part of life, and resilience is when we adapt to changes and recover from challenges. We may even find that we grow from these experiences and improve our lives as a result. Resilience isn’t a specific trait that only some people...

Wellbeing: Change and Uncertainty

Wellbeing: Change and Uncertainty

It's completely normal for change and uncertainty to cause us to feel uncomfortable emotions. Evidence suggests that accepting change and uncertainty is one of the most effective ways to support our wellbeing. For strategies to help you practice acceptance, take a...

Wellbeing – Healthy Eating and Nutrition

Wellbeing – Healthy Eating and Nutrition

During May and June, the University is promoting 'Be Healthy' as one of it's Six Ways to Wellbeing. Eating healthily and staying hydrated are key to supporting our wellbeing. We know that it's not always easy to maintain a healthy diet, particularly whilst studying,...