When I think back to receiving my offer for the University of York, and how I was feeling at the time, I remember a blur of emotions. Mainly it was happiness and relief at the fact that my hard work had paid off and been recognised (it’s always important to remember that getting into uni … Continue reading Navigating Mental Health on the Twisting Road to University
Knowing you’re struggling is one thing; reaching out for support is often quite another. Looking back to when I started university in 2017, I wish I’d known how much support there was out there to help and how simple accessing mental health support can be. Having spent the past four years at York, I have … Continue reading Accessing mental health support at York: my experience
The lockdowns were definitely a difficult time for most people, changing their routines and typical activities completely. That is why taking care of one’s mental health became more important than ever. In this blog post, I want to share a few of my stories about getting through lockdown, as well as ways in which the … Continue reading Motivation, Time Management and Mental Health Support
As many as one in five students suffer from a mental health issue, so if you are struggling with managing your mental health you are certainly not alone. Whilst going through a mental health problem is frightening and can feel isolating, the University of York offers a lot of support to help you manage these … Continue reading Managing A Mental Health Disorder At University
Making the transition from school to university can be very daunting. But the University of York ensures that there are lots of different student support networks in place for students. I was initially quite anxious about moving away from home and living independently for the first time. But within the first couple of weeks, I … Continue reading Student support at the University of York
When I moved to York for my master’s degree in September, I came at a time when the city, and most of the country, were struggling with restrictions in shops and with how many people you could see. But for me, it was a little worse, I am a student with depression and PTSD. When … Continue reading Where Can You Turn for Help?