"On Your Own? Never Alone!"

Thursday 2nd June 2022

09:30 – 16:45

Do you feel alone and on your own at College or University? Are you struggling to make new friends or adjust to life away from the familiar surroundings of home? Can you manage your finances? Do you know where to seek help or get advice?
Hear first-hand from our young voices who share their journey through student life, living away from home, what they struggled with and what worked for them. Our industry experts will talk you through coping mechanisms, where to get help and what to do in a crisis or when it feels like there is no one out there to help.

Discussion Topics

  • How to handle the struggles of being away from home
  • Managing your medication
  • Coping with Covid-19
  • Financial worries
  • The impact of social media – friendships & bullying
  • How to combat exam stresses
  • Apps and how they can help
  • Emergency Services
  • Student Union resources