All posts tagged isolation

Mental Health Awareness on your Year Abroad

Whilst many of us are getting back into the swing of university life, plenty of students will be well into the first few months of their year abroad. Although this […]

Book Review: Crossing by Pajtim Statovci

“This novel is more than just the crossing of physical borders, as its protagonist explores the crossing of gender and sexuality”   Bujar’s world is collapsing.  His father is dying […]

Incarceration And Psychosis

‘I can hear the shouting before I’ve even cleared the gate. Disorganized obscenities and threats mix with stern warnings. There’s fear in everyone’s voice. A patient with mental illness, scared […]

Mental Health services – are they doing more harm than good?

Mental health trusts and hospitals are supposed to be safe havens. Yes, their resources are strained and understaffed, and although some people have to wait years to receive treatment, and […]

Are we in a student suicide crisis? Numbers are rising and is anything being done about it?

University, the best years of our lives, right? We hear it everywhere that students have it easy. Apparently, we don’t have to worry about the real world and we all […]

REVIEW of ‘The Gradual Disappearance of Jane Ashland’ by Nicolai Houm

“A cleverly structured novel that explores the emotions of grief and loss.” After a tragic accident that changes American writer Jane Ashland’s life, she travels to Norway in search of […]

PSHE Education: Is it time schools made mental health awareness a compulsory part of the curriculum?

At university mental health awareness is paramount. Last year, the annual Student Experience survey revealed that ‘87% of first year students find it difficult to cope with social or academic […]

Life of a London Rooman

Among the streets of a city in which the average cost of rent is above £1,500 per month, where even the humble ‘Spoons is more extortionate than your local back […]

Food for Positive Thought

As tensions rise across the U.K with the ever-shifting political climate, possibilities for tuition fee increases and all that is problematic with the US right now , the rise of […]