Education

8 Ways to Beat Exam Stress

Exam stress is horrible. We all feel it at some point. Schools and unis have a habit of telling us how important our exams are; but, although this is true to a certain extent, it can also make students panic. And when we panic, we are less likely to perform to the best of our

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Scared of Failing Exams? Here’s 6 Things You Can Do To Overcome That Fear

Exams suck right?! Unfortunately though, they are an unavoidable part of life for pretty much every single one of us. So often, fear of failure and exam jitters can get in our way when it comes to preparing and performing our best in exam situations (not to mention turning even the worlds neatest handwriting into

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5 Pieces of Advice Every Uni Student Needs Ahead of January Exams

Could there be a worse time for exams than January? You’ve just spent the month of December too distracted by Christmas to revise and the January blues are making it impossible to think positively. It would come as no surprise if you were feeling less than prepared for what lies ahead. But, despite what your

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Why Do People Bully? The Scientific Reasons

Bullying is a behavior that has historically been linked to kids on the playground, but it can happen among people of any age in any setting—schools, households, workplaces. So the main question observers of such conduct have is…why do people bully others?  According to our latest research, we discovered that 1 in 2 people have

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The Super Quick Guide to Making New Friends at Uni

We know that making friends is hard. You can’t just go up to a kid on the playground and offer to share your KitKat like you could in Primary School. It can be pretty scary to try to make friends as an adult. Now summer is drawing to a pretty rainy conclusion, and it’s time

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12 Practical Ways To Look After Your Mental Health

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week, and looking after our mental health has never been more important. We’ve all been through a lot in the last year and so it’s vital to feel like we can talk to people in our lives about what’s going on with us, and look at practical things we can do

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My Parents Didn’t React Well To Me Coming Out

What Are The Reasons and How Should You React? Coming out is an incredibly scary idea for many, but it is even scarier when you have to tell your parents. The fear of impending doom that you might be rejected by your parents is crippling and leads to many people not coming out for years.

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5 Ways to Make New Friends

Do you find it hard to make friends? Maybe you just moved to a new place and haven’t met anyone yet. Maybe you have friends, but want to make some new ones or the ones you do have are kind of crap? Meeting new people is difficult at the best of times but that pressure doubles

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8 Tips for Coming Out as Trans

I’m Lewis Hancox – filmmaker, comedy writer, aspiring actor and a transgender advocate. I’m passionate about seeing more trans representation in the media. I love creating comedy sketches and films, writing, directing and acting in them. I’m co-creator of the My Genderation documentary project, telling the stories of the trans community. Coming out is different

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A Parents Guide to Online Gaming

So, you’re getting hassled about online gaming: your child has started gaming or wants to start, they’re telling you ‘back off, I know what I’m doing, I’m sensible. I know the box says it’s for over 18s only but all my mates are playing it.’ Kids are now growing up in an ever digital world,

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