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Staying healthy at university

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First things first: improving your health and wellbeing is a lifelong, but very rewarding, journey and it’s never too late to commit to it. 

But health is a broad term, and much more than the absence of disease, the food you eat or your exercise routine. Health is a state of complete mental, physical, and social wellbeing. Ambitious right? Well, we've got your back. The resources on this page will guide you on your wellbeing journey, so you can do well and fell well at university (and beyond it too).


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Improve your wellbeing, boost your performance

University life promises great memories and even greater challenges and that's why building physical, mental, emotional and spiritual resilience should be one of your key priorities. 

This free chapter of Your Guide to Wellbeing at University shows you how effectively managing your energy can help you overcome stressors and enjoy your experience.


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How to worry less

Some level of worry is expected when starting a new journey, but too much of it can impact your mental health, university experience and academic performance. That's where we come in, with 12 tips to help you better manage anxieties, tackle overthinking and cope with stress.

Learn Abby Osborne, Karen Angus-Cole and Loti Venables's welldoing approach to worry management in this extract from their book From Wellbeing to Welldoing:


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What is Mindfulness and how can it help?

Mindfulness isn’t just a trend – it has multiple benefits for your personal, academic and professional life. Find out more:

Chapter 1 of The Student Guide to Mindfulness helps you understand how adopting mindful practices can enhance your university experience.

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Top tips from Kevin Hawkins, author of Mindful Teacher, Mindful School, offer practical advice on mental wellbeing in stressful environments

read KEVIN'S top tips

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Managing your stress

Looking for more stress management tips and resources? We've got your back. From dealing with stressors to overcoming exam anxiety, learn practical strategies to help you cope. 

stress management resources

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Health and Wellbeing Checklist: how to know you are done

*from Improve Your Health and Wellbeing by Kaye Rabel

I know...

I am...

I have...

I will...

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Quick tips for a healthy life

Take a break from reading and hear Kaye Rabel's quick tips for nurturing your physical and mental wellbeing.




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