Self-help guides

Our self-help guides offer information and advice about some of the difficulties that arise in student life.

Communication and assertiveness
How to develop ways to think, communicate and behave more assertively.

This guide aims to help you understand and overcome depression, offering some approaches that can help and further sources of help.

Exam anxiety and panic
Techniques to help you manage with anxiety before and during your exams.

Presentation anxiety
How to take control of your fears about presentations, through relaxation and problem-solving techniques.

How to challenge procrastination and stop putting things off to the last minute.

Information on signs and symptoms of stress, and how to manage the stresses in your life more effectively.

Time management
How to manage your time effectively so that you spend it doing the things that help you achieve your goals and the things that you prioritise and value.

Managing your reaction to trauma. An explanation of common reactions to traumatic incidents and suggestions for coping.

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