One in four people experience mental health issues at some point in their lives (NHS, 2022) and it can be the case that the pressures of university of study exacerbate existing conditions for some students whereas others encounter issues such as anxiety or low mood for the first time during their course.
As a university, we wish to nurture our students' wellbeing and so in conjunction with the Mental Health and Wellbeing Team, the Library has launched a new stand to Reading for You called the Wellbeing Collection.
Titles in this collection have been specially selected to help you work through some of these issues to improve your wellbeing and to help you thrive in your studies and in your life outside university. Some of the topics in the collection include:
- Managing stress
- Low mood
The padlet below features some highlights from the Wellbeing Collection:
For further resources, take a look at the Wellbeing Collection Reading List.
If you would like to recommend a title or suggest a topic to be covered by the Wellbeing Collection, add a post to our padlet.
Wisdom and Sources of Solace Reading List
"Wisdom is clearly more than mere intelligence, knowledge of facts, or information. Wisdom is more a dance than a march". Richard Rhor, The Wisdom Pattern
Our students and staff have shared the books that have made a positive difference to their life and helped us compile the Words of Wisdom and Sources of Solace Reading List. These titles might help you reconnect with your inner self, enrich your lived experience or simply gain a different philosphical perspective on being human.
We would love to hear about the books that have had a positive impact on our students and staff. Please email your receommendation to firstname.lastname@example.org and we can add your suggestion to the reading list.