All blog posts in the 'Student Life' category

Supporting Stressed Students

Submitted by Rob_C on Tue, 24/04/2018 - 14:31

A student worker & church leaders' guide to Supporting Stressed Students this exam season.

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Overcoming The Fear of Failure

Submitted by SCM on Tue, 24/04/2018 - 13:07

When asked about the biggest stress at university, SCM Member Robin answered easily; "It was the fear of failing."

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5 Ways To Deal With Stress

Submitted by Rob_C on Tue, 10/04/2018 - 17:55

April is Stress Awareness Month, and in the second of this two-part series we'll be exploring five ways to help in  your quest to de-stress. You can check out our blog, De-stressing On A Time Budget, for some suggestions of ways to give yourself a quick break from work and practice come self care, and read part one of the series here: Part One: Signs of Stress.

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De-stressing On A Time Budget

Submitted by Ruth N on Tue, 10/04/2018 - 15:50

April is Stress Awareness Month, and to help you take a step back from your studies and find some stillness this semester we've put together a list of some de-stressing ideas especially for if you're short on time. If you want to find out more about the signs of stress and how to deal with stress at university you can check out the other blogs in the series here - Part One: Signs of Stress, Part Two: Dealing with Stress. You can also find out more about stress on the NHS website.

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Signs of Stress

Submitted by Rob_C on Tue, 10/04/2018 - 15:16

April is Stress Awareness Month. In the first of this two-part series we'll be looking at some of the telltale signs of stress to watch out for, especially with the approach of exams and deadlines. You can check out our blog, De-stressing On A Time Budget, for some quick ways to give yourself a break from work and practice some self care and read part two of the series here: Part Two: Dealing With Stress.

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The Fear of Missing Out

Submitted by Rob_C on Thu, 07/12/2017 - 13:05

The ‘fear of missing out’ is an epidemic that is stressing out us Millennials. We have a constant view to the world through the window known as Social Media, where we spend a fair amount of time refreshing the same pages looking at the highlights of other people’s lives, and wondering why we’re not having as much fun/wearing the right clothes/living our best lives* (*delete as appropriate).

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Top Tips For Freshers: part 3

Submitted by SCM on Mon, 02/10/2017 - 12:37

Alex Akhurt share his experience of starting university last October, and offers some wisdom for those in the same boat this year.

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Top Tips For Freshers: part 2

Submitted by SCM on Mon, 07/08/2017 - 12:59

Matthew Smith from Warwick Christian Focus gives his best advice for those preparing to start university in September.

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Top Tips For Freshers: part 1

Submitted by SCM on Tue, 01/08/2017 - 15:25

Jenny Hodge from SCM Manchester shares some timely advice for people preparing to go to university this autumn. 

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The Challenge of the Summer Break

Submitted by SCM on Thu, 27/07/2017 - 11:37

Nathan shares his experience of trying to stay spiritually engaged during the long summer months.

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