Mental Health Awareness week: Give

Giving back to the community

by Grant Stevens, Senior Resident

Giving back to the community can be incredibly rewarding. It doesn’t have to be in big ways such as fundraisers or volunteering in a shop (but if you can do those then that’s great too) but can be from something as simple as litter picking or helping an elderly neighbour. (more…)

Mental Health Awareness week: Learning

Wellbeing through learning

by Margaret Andrews, Senior Resident

Learning a new skill, or picking up an old one again, can provide a welcome change of scene and a new outlook! There are loads of opportunities to pick up at university that could help you try something new, improve on something old or just have fun! Anecdotally, at least, learning something new can be beneficial to one’s mental health as well, and so “learn” is listed as one of the five ways to wellbeing. (more…)

Mental Health Awareness week: Connect

Best ways to meet new people at Uni!

by Will Chapman, Senior Resident in North Village

Connecting with new people can seem like a bit of a minefield, but meeting new people, or forming closer connections with current acquaintances, can bring fantastic benefits for your wellbeing. In this post, we highlight some activities that can be done in and around Bristol that can facilitate connection:  (more…)