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20 posts found in the "Student Wellbeing" topic.


Dr Ava Brown: Pressures of studying during COVID-19

Dr Ava Brown, a social enterprise student, talks about how close she came to quitting her course and the support she received.

  03 Nov 2020 y   1 min read

Tags:   Covid-19   Mature Student   Stress

  Your Stories   Student Wellbeing

Recipe: The Academy Fish Pie

What's cooking chef? If you are struggling for kitchen inspiration this delicious Fish Pie recipe from The Academy Restaurant is a must try!

  12 Jan 2021 y   0 min read

Tags:   Food   Recipe

  Student Wellbeing

Stefanie McCluskey: Working from home

Try these top tips to work from home successfully.

  05 Nov 2020 y   1 min read

Tags:   Motivation   Self-care   Stress

   Studying at UU   Student Wellbeing

Caoimhe Clements: Student mental wellbeing

Caoimhe tells us about the support she received from Ulster University when she was struggling with her mental health.

  27 Nov 2020 y   1 min read

Tags:   Self-care

  Student Wellbeing   Your Stories

Down Dog: Great yoga anywhere

You don’t need a studio to practise the ancient art of yoga – all you need is an empty space at home and the right app.

  02 Nov 2020 y   1 min read

Tags:   Exercise   Yoga   Self-care

  Student Wellbeing

Virginia Cooley: Preparing for a dream career

Virginia, a cinematic arts student from Pennsylvania, shares her experience of Ulster University.

  02 Nov 2020 y   0 min read

Tags:   Cinematic Arts   Magee   International Student

  Your Stories   Student Wellbeing

Andrew's story: What it's like to study at Ulster University

Andrew, a mature, adult nursing student who started this year, shares his experience of Ulster University.

  02 Nov 2020 y   0 min read

Tags:   Mature Student   Magee

  Student Wellbeing   Your Stories

Jill Robinson: On placements, graduations and advice to new students

Jill, a recent graduate from Ulster University, shares her experience, and tells us what it was like graduating during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  05 Nov 2020 y   1 min read

Tags:   Graduate   Placement   Magee

  Your Stories   Student Wellbeing

Dr Ava Brown: 5 tips to help with motivation

Dr Ava Brown shares her top 5 tips that are a sure way to help you stay motivated.

  09 Nov 2020 y   2 min read

Tags:   Motivation   Stress   Self-care

  Student Wellbeing    Studying at UU

Codi-Lea's story: Panic attacks and student support

Codi-Lea, a student, outlines her battle with anxiety, university stress and panic attacks and the support she received from Ulster University.

  09 Nov 2020 y   2 min read

Tags:   Stress   Anxiety   Support

  Student Wellbeing   Your Stories

Brooke Hogshaw: Living with autism and managing university

Listen to UU student Brooke Hogshaw, as she tells us about living with autism and the support she received.

  27 Nov 2020 y   1 min read

Tags:   Autism   Self-care

  Student Wellbeing   Your Stories

Niamh Doherty: So far, yet so good

So far, 2020 has been one big slap in the face. We all had big plans for this year, and I don’t think COVID-19 was in any of them. But I have chosen not to let it break me.

  25 Nov 2020 y   10 min read

Tags:   Covid-19   Self-care

  Your Stories   Student Wellbeing

Dr. Martin McCracken: How to set and achieve goals

Do you know how to set and achieve goals? Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into visible. Dr. Martin McCracken explains what we need to do to set and achieve goals.

  06 Jan 2021 y   2 min read

Tags:   Goals   Your Year

  Student Wellbeing

University stress: 5 tips to help you manage your work more efficiently

Our students share their best advice on how to manage your university workload.

  09 Nov 2020 y   1 min read

Tags:   Stress   Motivation   Exams   Self-care

   Studying at UU   Student Wellbeing

Emma-Jayne Taylor: The perfect combination of nutrients to enhance your concentration

Have you ever wondered if what you eat could perhaps improve your concentration and ultimately your exam results?

  24 Jan 2021 y   4 min read

Tags:   Nutrition

  Student Wellbeing

Rory Skillen: Covid-19, It’s made me a better student

With everything that’s been said, I still want to make it clear that like everyone else, I can’t wait for Covid:19 to disappear and for normality to return. What I am thankful for is that it presented me with an opportunity to make sure I’m going into that future as prepared as I can be

  25 Nov 2020 y   4 min read

Tags:   Lockdown   Covid-19

  Your Stories   Student Wellbeing

Keela Costello: My work placement experience before and during a global pandemic

I had finished my placement feeling a lot more confident about the year ahead and the dreaded job hunt after graduation.

  25 Nov 2020 y   4 min read

Tags:   Placements   Covid-19

  Your Stories   Student Wellbeing   Careers

Catherine Maguire: Life lessons learnt from living in Lockdown

This has put everything into perspective, shown us what is important, what’s not, how we should appreciate the little things in life and hold our loved ones a little closer. I think we will all lead a very different life after this, and maybe, that isn’t a bad thing.

  25 Nov 2020 y   6 min read

Tags:   Lockdown   Self-care

  Student Wellbeing   Your Stories

Kayla Collins: What life is like as a student during Covid-19

This year will definitely be a struggle for the vast majority of us, but if we try and get ourselves into a routine and the right head space, I have no doubt we will all do as well as we hope.

  25 Nov 2020 y   3 min read

Tags:   Covid-19   Lockdown

  Your Stories   Student Wellbeing

Kayleigh Tinney: When you can’t control the situation, control your reaction to it

All we have at the minute is time. Time to take chances, time to grow and time to flourish.

  25 Nov 2020 y   5 min read

Tags:   Covid-19   Self-care

  Your Stories   Student Wellbeing