Love in the Time of Corona 

Reading time: 5 minutes We have all been through a lot this year. As the pandemic and its restrictions drag on Kitty Wheater, Mindfulness Chaplain, shares how once you notice it, love is everywhere you look. A few days ago, Ben the collie suffered a violent interruption of normal gastrointestinal duties. Because he is …

Looking after your mental wellbeing

Reading time: 4 minutes The start of the new year can be a difficult time for many people. Add the stresses and strains of a global pandemic and it’s normal to feel utterly overwhelmed about the year ahead. Good mental wellbeing doesn’t mean you’re always happy or unaffected by your experiences. We might use …

A Day to Make a Difference – your stories

Reading time: 4 minutes If you’ve often wanted to get involved with local communities or charities, but don’t know where to start, the University’s Day to Make a Difference initiative could work for you. It entitles all University staff to use an additional day of paid leave to volunteer at any point in the …

How to home from work

Reading time: 6 minutes Although we’ve been working from home for a while now, that doesn’t mean that it has gotten any easier. Bringing work into your personal, private space can take a while to balance. Before we sign off for the winter break Kitty Wheater, Mindfulness Chaplain, reminds us how important it is …