Week 8: Looking After Yourself
Whether you've been living independently for years or this is your first time away from home, it never hurts to learn a few extra tips to keep yourself healthy and happy! Check back here on 7th August for articles containing advice on accessing healthcare, how to cook healthily while keeping costs down, and how to look after your mental health while studying.
Important info to get you started:
In this article find out about accessing dental care at the Dental Centre based at UCL.
Whether you’re doing it for the animals, the environment, your health or the fact that you simply can’t cook (let alone afford meat on your student budget) vegetarian and vegan diets are becoming more popular than ever among students. Here are 8 tips to help you to stay healthy on a veggie/vegan diet.
In this article, Siân Nash, one of our mental health advisors talks about looking after your mental health while studying at UCL.
With around 40,000 students, UCL's campus can sometimes seem hectic. Will Roberts, one of our Student Contributors, gives us his favourite 5 spots near campus to get away when you need a moment of calm.
In the SSW office, we’ve asked some of our team to share their self-care tips with you! These are all things that we try to incorporate into our day-to-day lives to make sure we can look after ourselves before we can begin to look after and help others.
How to access healthcare in the UK might not immediately obvious for people from other parts of the world (or even for UK residents, for that matter!) In this article, we outline the number of different routes to go down, depending on the urgency of the problem.
In this article, our student contributor Jon is here to give you a few tips on getting started with cooking if you're, shall we say, not exactly the next Jamie Oliver...