Dr Petia Petrova, Associate Director of Academic Practice, UWE Bristol Becoming serious about leisure I was a chronically overworked academic. Work was very important to me. My work being faultless even more so. I would take on as much work as (More)
This volunteering experience was life changing for me for a number of reasons. I moved to Bristol from London in June 2020 just after the first national lockdown to enrol in the Environmental Science Access course at City of Bristol College. My (More)
Dr Lindsay Woodford published her doctoral thesis with her supervisor Dr Lauren Bussey from Teesside University. Their research explored the perceived impact of the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown measures on athlete wellbeing.  Fourteen elite at (More)
By Jane Meyrick The Sexual Health and Well Being Interest Group #SHWIG @SHWIG is a group of researchers planning and doing research on sexual health, well-being and sexual violence. @SHWIG is a special interest group within the Psychological Scie (More)
by Chanté, BSc(Hons) Occupational Therapy The gift About three weeks into lockdown, one of my family members came tumbling down the stairs with what seemed to be a revelation. He sat me down and started rambling as if he’d found the solutio (More)
By Amy Beardmore, Research Associate in Public Health and Community Development As the UK went into lockdown on 23 March in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, communities across the country sprang into action and initiated a rapid process of self (More)
by Chloe, BA(Hons) Creative and Professional Writing Going from a full or part time schedule at university, to completing our deadlines and coursework at home, can be a real struggle, especially when there isn’t a regular routine or timetable. (More)
by Jaymee, BA(Hons) Film Studies Life is a bit strange at the moment. Things have been changing very quickly recently. It’s an adjustment for all of us, but don’t worry if you’re finding this a lot to process. It’s normal to be feel (More)
by Belinda, MSc Marketing Communications This is an exceptional time with the pandemic and most likely many of us are feeling overwhelmed, stressed, anxious or even sad. It can be hard to stay positive and it may be easy to forget to take care of (More)
Student Views wrote: Winter on campus
by Lydia Cerguera, BA (Hons) Creative and Professional Writing There is something quite serene about stepping outside into the dark and breathing in the cool air as you leave campus after a long day. How can we pause the thoughts that run t (More)