Student Support blog

Our blog offers advice on applying to BCU if you require additional support, tips from our current students and an opportunity to get to know members of our support teams and the services they offer.

Applying to university with a disability

Student, Fleur, shares her top tips and advice on applying to university with a disability.

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Do houseplants benefit mental health and wellbeing?

Besides instantly improving a home’s aesthetic, we were keen to know how houseplants have helped to benefit our studen...

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How I looked after my mental wellbeing at uni

Looking after yourself and managing your time effectively is absolutely vital to your wellbeing. Olivia shares her exp...

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Meet the team - Kate Waugh, Head of Disability Services

Kate is our Head of Disability Services and is extremely experienced in working for disability rights. As a wheelchair-...

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Studying for a degree as a parent

Advice on how you can balance your education with your caring responsibilities, and how we can support you.

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Five tips for managing anxiety

Our Mental Health and Wellbeing Team has put together some top tips for coping with anxiety.

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Five tips for healthy sleep

Is bad sleep affecting your studies? Or could stress and anxiety be leading to poor sleep? Our Mental Health and Wellbe...

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Five top tips on budgeting this Christmas

Five top tips on budgeting this Christmas

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Ten tips for self-care

Incorporating the practice of self care into our everyday lives is an important way to help us to live as healthily as ...

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Five free online resources to help your mental health

We've pulled together a list of free online resources you can access to support your mental health.

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Five top tips to cope with stress

Sometimes University can be stressful, but our Mental Health and Wellbeing Team is on hand to help. The team has put t...

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Five tips for improving loneliness

Anyone can experience loneliness. However, the way you experience loneliness can be different to somebody else. Some pe...

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Support for neurodiversity at University

BCU’s Disability Support Team provides advice and support for people with neurodivergent conditions including dyslexia,...

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