Going to uni is one of life’s big milestones. You say goodbye to your parents and often leave the family home for the first time to start a brand new chapter. As exciting as this is, change can be stressful.
As well as getting used to a brand new environment, you have to actually attend lectures, and – you know, get a degree.
You might also find yourself attending a lot of social events, meeting new people, trying new things and navigating life on your own terms.
All of this can take its toll on our mental health, especially if you aren’t taking care of yourself.
As well as staying physically healthy by eating relatively healthy and drinking relatively sensibly, prioritising self-care and staying in tune with yourself is key.
Here are our tips for staying mentally healthy at university:
Make time for relaxation...