Author Archives: Autumn Foord

Coming back to University after taking a break for your mental health

Starting University for the first time is probably one of the most daunting things you will ever do. Moving to a completely new part of the country for many, seeing unfamiliar faces everywhere you turn and feeling completely and utterly overwhelmed. Now imagine doing it a second-time round, only this time you know the city […]

Juggling a mental illness with a degree

Sitting in the University Medical Centre waiting room, I watch the familiar scene play out in front of me. The same posters on the wall with crumpled edges, students slumped in chairs staring at their phone, the automatic door opening and closing, letting in blasts of cold December air. This has become a regularity for […]