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WELCOME TO MY BLOG!! First of the Year!

Posted by Joelle

First post of the year – sorry it is a little late! For those of you who didn’t follow my blog last year, a little introduction: My name is Joelle; I am a student now in my final year, finally! I started suffering from panic disorder when I was 16 during the time in which […]

Welcome back!

Posted by Isobel

Hey everyone! I am back after a very long summer to start my final year at University – Scary stuff right?! All summer my final year has been this fairly abstract thing in my head that would come around at some point and I would easily deal with it and now it’s hear the pressure […]

Chef Hugh backs his team’s Olympic efforts in memory of a much-missed colleague

Posted by Chris Titley

TV chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is backing intrepid members of his film production company as they take part in a triathlon in memory of a much-loved colleague.

Keep safe on World Suicide Prevention Day

Posted by Chris Titley

More lives are lost each year through suicide than through murder and war combined. Nearly one million people take their own lives across the world annually – an average of a death every 40 seconds.

Alexander Armstrong: ‘TV performances inspired by amazing friend’

Broadcaster, actor and comedian Alexander Armstrong is entertaining millions with his impressions of singing stars – inspired by the memory of a friend who lost his life to depression.

Catch up blog

Posted by Zoe

January- This month is quite  a daunting one for me, my academic life takes a turn, as I’m now thrown into professional work. Although I know I have the knowledge, my confidence is at an all time low, and it’s very hard to believe I can do things. Nobody ever notices at work or university, […]

End of an era…

Posted by Joelle

Okay, so the time has come.  The official end of the academic year.  It has flown by so quickly.  1 more year and I will be a graduate with BSc (Hons) Psychology.  I can’t quite believe it and when I think about the journey I have taken to get to this point, I feel very […]

Summer break is here!

Posted by Daya

Summer break is here! Well, I say summer, but…. I don’t know about you, but I feel getting through academic pressures at university and the social aspects that come with it means that we need a good break. So, I for one am thankful for this time of year! But, some of us may question, […]

Still trying to come to terms with everything all coming to an end

Posted by Daya

I am still trying to come to terms with everything all coming to an end all at once! Sometimes I do wonder about the structure of society. I know this is going to sound random but questions that I wonder about: why do schools, people’s jobs, shopping centres, businesses etc all start at the same […]

My final blog of the year!!

Posted by Isobel

Hey everyone   Well it’s my last blog. I can’t believe a whole year has gone by so quickly, my life has changed so much it’s all most unrecognizable now! I am so much happier now than I was last year, I have been able to deal with a lot of my issues that I […]

A final catchup post before I leave…

Posted by Pete

This year has been quite sporadic with keeping up with blogs, but second year was a whole new kettle of fish, no idea how I’m going to cope with third year, but fingers crossed for that first! I have been asked to write a catch up blog for December, January and February – strange I […]

Signing Off

Posted by Dean

So the time has come to write a final entry, so I thought I would quickly sum up a few thoughts I’ve had about my experience of using this blogring. I think that I’ve learnt quite a lot over the past year, both from writing about myself, and from reading what other people say, and […]

Third Year Closing Speeches…

Posted by Pete

And so the closing speeches come for the third year, this has  been a very different year for me, usually in my closing posts, I talk about overcoming a problem, or developing, but this year, for me anyway, it has been trying to identify why depression sets in and what is actually is. At least […]

Noticing the different

Posted by Pete

Hello Everyone, This is my penultimate blog, which is quite a weird situation, as this is my third year. I have had such fun through this project and I hope that my blogs have been interesting to read, or at least hope that someone read them lol! I have found this project extremely useful, to […]

Plans for the Summer

Posted by Rory

  Hi everyone, Hope your all well and looking forward to the summer.  I have quite a lot of fun things lined up for this summer such as a holiday with my friends, and a few music festivals which I have been looking forward to all year. I think having these planned has really helped […]

June – Start of the Summer

Posted by Rory

  Hi guys, So its just hit the start of June and my grades for university are all starting to come back, and so far I think they reflect my hard work and persistence over the last few months. Its a great feeling as gives me a sense of accomplishment which really helps boost my […]

April blog

Posted by Rory

So it’s April now and crunch time for many university students I imagine, as exams/final deadlines are just around the corner. For me I have exams which have left me feeling very anxious most the time, but I feel like I’ve managed to channel this into productively through revision, and actually am starting to feel more confident. Exams are […]

March – Ups and Downs

Posted by Rory

  Hey guys, Sorry I haven’t been able to do this blog sooner, I’ve just been so busy  trying to keep on top of uni work! Since my last blog my mood’s been all over the place… I’ve tried to keep a positive out look for the future which I’d like to say I have maintained, […]

February – Reflection

Posted by Rory

February – reflection Hi everyone, Hope you have all been okay, I know the early months of a new year can make peoples mood drop. Once again, I have found my mood to sink pretty low at times this month, but with some good friends and some personal reflection, I’ve realised that I’m doing okay […]

January – New Year!

Posted by Rory

  Hello everyone, I hope you all had a nice Christmas and new year! It was great to spend time with all my friends and family, and relax momentarily before I had to get my head in some books and start all my assignments for January! But despite all of that, was a great end […]


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