09/04/2021

Categories: Postgraduate, Postgraduate

Stress Awareness Month 2021 (Tips for Managing Postgraduate Stress)

Studying a master’s or juggling a part-time course can full on, but the benefits of postgraduate study are life-changing. Here’s how to keep stress down to a minimum…

April is Stress Awareness Month in the UK, and this is the perfect time to talk about stress as a postgraduate student. University, at any age can be stressful, exciting and empowering all at the same time.

The key is knowing how to manage stress and having the right support. Of course, picking the right university is the first step. At the University of Bolton, we’re proud to have a student-centric approach, putting you and your needs first.

Our award-winning Student Services Team is on hand to support you throughout your studies, and we pride ourselves on delivering #UniAsItShouldBe. This might explain why we’re No.1 for Student Satisfaction* for three years running! 

We care about you, and your wellbeing. So for Stress Awareness Month 2021, we’re sharing our top tips for reducing exam stress and academic stress for Postgraduates. 

1. Be your most organised self

Great organisational skills don’t come naturally to everyone, but this is the time to practice. Postgraduate study is a lot more independent than undergraduate study, meaning you’ll need a get-up-and-go attitude and be able to work by yourself.

This is even more important if you are juggling a part-time course alongside work commitments. In order to manage yourself and your time effectively, planning is key. Never underestimate the power of a wall schedule, a weekly planner, a bullet journal or time-keeping apps for students.

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