Cooking healthy at home when isolating

Our #HallamInsider Daniela Baicoianu has got some tips about how to cook healthy meals whilst in isolation. Believe it or not, the self-isolation period it’s the best time to pay more attention to what you eat and set some healthy eating habits which will help you on the long-run. It may be hard to start…

Staying active

Top tips for keeping fit at home

  Our #HallamInsider Chandni Soren wanted to share with you a few ways that she is keeping fit and staying active at home during the current Coronavirus situation. “As well as to stay in shape,  the more important reasons I exercise are to lift my mood, clear my mind, get a rush of endorphins and…

Hallam mental health support: The ultimate list

By Lizzie Midgley-Peters, BA (Hons) Creative Writing, 3rd Year World Mental Health Day is an incredible opportunity for people to start conversations about their experiences with mental health difficulties and recovery. For many university students, finding the courage to even consider speaking about these topics can be a daunting task, and I as well as many…

Four vital things to know to reduce stress at uni

By Lizzie Midgley-Peters, BA (Hons) Creative Writing, 2nd Year  1. How to cope with financial stress For most of us, university is the first time we have lived away from home, and therefore the first time we are financially responsible for ourselves. So first things first, we have to cut ourselves some slack. We’re going…

My LGBT experience: why I chose Hallam

By Luke Allan, BA (Hons) Public Relations and Media, 4th Year In my time at university I’ve learnt many things, like how to balance my studies with my social life, write a great press release and how to cook an epic Nasi Goreng. But the biggest and most important thing I’ve learnt is to be myself,…

How I cope with stress at uni

By Rachel Measures, BA (Hons) Media, 3rd Year. ‘These three years are the best years of your life…’ Well, they might be, but being at university can be extremely stressful for many people. In my first year, I was getting to grips with living alone and finding new friends, learning to have responsibility over my…