Category Archives: Student Lifestyle

Staying organised in Third-year

Staying organised in Third-year

Third-year is a busy hectic time and now it’s reached February it has suddenly become a reality that you only have a few months left of university. This can feel overwhelming, suddenly you need to really buckle down and do work but simultaneously you want to enjoy your last few months of freedom. However, you…

Keeping up with your 2020 Resolutions

Keeping up with your 2020 Resolutions

January is always the month where we make loads of new promises about our year and what it’s going to mean for us and how we’re going to shape it. I want to discuss today some of the practicalities of actually doing this and the best promises to keep and the worst. It’s a resolution…

Tyfy partners with Keele Foundation Year

Tyfy partners with Keele Foundation Year

From February, students at Keele University will be able to sign up for peer mentoring with Tyfy. After a successful year working with students at Nottingham University Business School, the online peer mentoring platform for students is expanding across the Midlands to work with Foundation Year students at Keele University. Founded in 2017, Tyfy takes…

Sustainable living for students

Sustainable living for students

With the recent Australian bush fires and the Amazon burning last year, there has been an even greater emphasis on sustainable living. There is no doubt that our actions are impacting the planet to a greater extent than some people recognise. However, as students it is harder to live sustainably due to the cost of…

Coping with January’s toxic diet culture

Coping with January's toxic diet culture

No time is worse for promoting diet culture than the start of a New Year. Detox teas, diet plans, gym memberships. It’s everywhere and it sucks. If you’re struggling with or recovering from an eating disorder, or even if you’re just sick of being told you need to improve yourself, January’s toxic diet culture can…

How to prepare for January exams with revision

How to prepare for January exams with revision

It’s a week before Christmas, the last thing on your mind is what’s going to happen in January. Revision is looming. However, unfortunately as students, January is our worst nightmare. Exam timetables are being revealed, and the last lectures of this semester are occurring now. You owe it to yourself to enjoy the Christmas festivities…

Coping at Christmas with a mental health issue

Coping at Christmas with a mental health issue

Going home for the holidays; opening presents; eating, drinking and being merry – for so many people, Christmas really is the most wonderful time of the year. But it’s not that way for everyone, and the pressure to have fun can sometimes get to be too much. We’re taking a look at four of the…