Deadline: 1 August 2022 We understand from departments that Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs) may be being approached for support by students in need or distress, or encountering them unexpectedly in the routine course of your teaching, even as you are strictly speaking not supposed to be offering wellbeing support to students. Not only is this … Continue reading GTAs and Student Wellbeing and Support: Focus Group Invitation
In my blog I hope to inform prospective students hoping to go into Forensic Psychology/other relevant disciplines what to expect in a typical week: with a few social activities mixed in! I also hope to shed some light on the amazing support from the psychology department and all the targeted help they give.
My favourite thing about university is the constant opportunities of independence to build your confidence. You choose what course you want to do, which modules you take, and where to take your knowledge. Psychology at York University really helps you take hold of where you want your future to go.
Hey! I’m Becky, a 3rd year Human Geography and Environment student. Read my tips on how to look after your wellbeing during exam season at university.
First year international student Quinn tells us his mindfullness strategies and gives us advice on how we can de-stress at university.
You’ve unpacked your room, met your flatmates, and now it’s time to settle into university. After the initial buzz of moving in and Freshers’ Week, the reality of university life sets in. The highs of new friends, nights out, and exciting hobbies arrive alongside the lows of homesickness, deadlines, and hangovers! Your first term at … Continue reading Settling into University: Making the Most of it
It’s completely normal to feel apprehensive about your university applications. However, clearing shouldn’t have to be something that causes you significant stress and upset. While we all have our own preferred coping methods, here are some top tips for managing clearing-related stress, which you might find helpful! Remind yourself that you’re not alone According to … Continue reading How to manage stress around clearing
Struggling to sleep? Read our tips for getting a good night’s sleep and come along to our online workshop this Thursday (22 April) where college tutors will provide guidance and share some practical techniques to help improve your sleep. Book your place at the sleep workshop Future wellbeing workshops Pushing through perfectionism Overcoming feelings of worry and … Continue reading Secrets to successful sleep
The PGR liaison officer explains why we have decided to change the name of the ‘PhD Survival’ project
Day 1097 in Lockdown. You’re laid on your bed looking upwards at your ceiling wondering how it came to this. You’re weeks behind on your deadlines but it’s not even due to procrastination this time. This time it’s down to *gulp* a ‘lack of motivation’. But how do you stay motivated during a global pandemic … Continue reading How to stay motivated during Lockdown
Maintaining mental health is a challenge at the best of times; but the COVID-19 pandemic is causing an even greater test to our wellbeing. I have put together some useful ways to help cope during this time and actually learn to embrace this crazy situation! 1. A good routine for your mental health When I … Continue reading Looking after your wellbeing and mental health during lockdown