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11 Ways UWE Bristol Students De-Stress
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We asked UWE students what they do to look after their mental health, this is what they said….

 
World Mental Health Day 2019

Thursday 10 October is World Mental Health Day. Here at The Students' Union, we are running events for students across all campus sites to discuss the importance of self-care, how to manage your mental wellbeing and exactly how to recognise mental health symptoms. Check out this post for more information on campus events and how to support your own mental health.

 
A MOVE guide to physical activity and mental wellbeing!

UWE Bristol Sport and The Students' Union at UWE are committed to helping you maintain a healthy lifestyle. The MOVE programme is a fantastic way of getting active, regardless of your level of experience or ability. This blog post discusses some super important reasons why exercise really benefits both your physical and mental wellbeing.

 
Your pre-drink guide!

There is a common misconception that actually going out is the best part of a night out, when it turns out that ‘pres’ are definitely the best part. Here's the science to the perfect pre-drinks!

 
How to combat THAT hangover!

Here are eight essential go-to wonder cures (or near enough) when experiencing that dreaded hangover. Please remember to always drink responsibly- but let's be honest, that hangover happens to all of us from time to time.

 
How to save money on a night out!

This post is for the bargain hunter- or those who are just trying to make that student loan stretch a bit further... Read on for our comprehensive tips list for saving those handy pennies (or more) on a night out!

 
A UWE Bristol students' guide to being more eco-friendly!

It's easy to reduce your carbon footprint by adopting simple, eco-friendly habits throughout your time at UWE Bristol. Whether you've got the willpower to go vegan, want to save on your electricity bills or have been following Greta's important activism, you can do your bit when it comes to helping the planet!

 
Register To Vote

As you may know, there is a chance that the UK will be going to the polls for a snap general election. It is really important that you exercise your right to vote and have your say.

 
Financial Education at UWE Bristol

Do you want to learn more about managing your personal finance? Do money problems affect your studies? If yes, do you know what support is available?

 
Making the Switch

5 reasons why we love menstrual cups (and why we're selling them in all our shops!)

 
Bristol's Best Green Gems

Make the most of Bristol's green spaces with our handy top-5 guide!

 
Going Meatless for Less

Meatless Monday and #PlantBasedPlanet at The Students' Union

 
The health benefits of maintaining a sustainable lifestyle.

Sustainability - you would have heard us mention it a few times. Okay more than a few times but, in the last decade, sustainability has become an increasingly integral part of all of our lives. Here at The Students’ Union, we are not only committed to embedding sustainability into everything that we do, but we are here to make sure you are maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

 
Five reasons why you should stay hydrated with the Hydration Station

Water, isn’t it great? Here at The Students’ Union, we are here to make sure you get enough of the lovely stuff, with the Hydration Station. Take a look at our top five reasons for using the Hydration Station.

 
Meet the clinical supervisors who make 24/7 Crisis Textline possible

The Students’ Union at UWE and UWE Bristol, in partnership with Crisis Textline, have launched a new crisis support text line for students.

 
How to Manage Exam Season and Revision Stress
Managing exam season stress

With exam season fast approaching after the Christmas period, this can be an anxious and stressful time. As well as making sure you are studying and preparing for your exams and assessments in the New Year, it’s also really important to look after yourself.

 
5 Ways Alcohol Can Affect Your Mental Health
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Plus 5 Alternative Self Care Tips!

 
4 Ways Drinking Too Much Can Affect Your Academic Achievement

Some of these you might not know - it's important to not let drinking get in the way of why you're here.

 
How to Have a Sober Night Out Without People Making a Big Deal about It
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If you are trying to cut down or stop drinking, it’s easy to feel self-conscious. Drinking heavily is so normalised in our society that staying sober on a night out can leave you feeling really out of place, here's some tips to help!