StressBusters


This is your place to find activities to help you tackle stress and improve your wellbeing during exam and deadline seasons.

Exam Anxiety Workhop


Need some support? Start with our online workshop.

 

Events


Macreme Plant Hanger Making Crafternoon
16th May 1pm - 4pm
Dreadnought Atrium
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Mindfulness Monday: Mantra writing and creation
16th May 6pm - 6:30pm
Virtual
Mantra writing and creation: As exams are beginning let's find time to pause, reflect and remember how important you are as well as create a personal mantra that you can hold throughout these stressful times. A daily reminder…you got this!
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Games Night
17th May 8pm - 9:30pm
The Dome
You are invited to a Games Night
Relaxation Massages
18th May 11am - 3pm
Drill Hall Library
Yarn Wall Hanging Crafternoon
18th May 1pm - 4pm
Dreadnought Atrium
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Crafternoon Activity - Pottery
18th May 2pm - 4pm
Avery Hill- The Dome
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Peaceful Planting
19th May noon - 2pm
Outside The Hub
Arch Climbing Wall
20th May 2pm - 5pm
Tower Bridge Business Centre
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Afternoon Yoga
23rd May 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Mezzanine (The Hub)
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Games Night
24th May 8pm - 9:30pm
The Dome
You are invited to a Games Night
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Crafternoon Activity - Terrariums
25th May 2pm - 4pm
Avery Hill- The Dome
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Mindfulness Monday: Mindfulness for Stress and Anxiety
30th May 6pm - 7pm
Virtual - Zoom
This workshop will explore how our stress response is crucial to our survival but when we are chronically stressed that this can be maladaptive and contribute to physical and mental ill-health.
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Check a list of University Events here

 

Articles


How to avoid post-exam stress

Thu 05 May 2022

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We’ve got a few tips to help you to avoid that post-exam stress.

 
Prep yourself to succeed in your physical exam

Thu 05 May 2022

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This year many students will be taking exams in person for the first time in forever due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

 
 

 

Fuel your day


3rd May - 20th May Deals

The Lower Deck is running special offers during this exam period to help you fuel yourself up whether that's a morning pick-me-up, an evening meal after a day of study, or you just need a coffee hit from Change.

 

£5 ‘meal deals’ Breakfast/Lunch includes any muffin, wrap or toasties and a regular hot or cold drink from below: (8am-3pm) 

Breakfast Wrap, Bacon Muffin, Bacon & Egg Muffin Bacon, Sausage & Egg Muffin, Sausage Muffin, Sausage & Egg Muffin, Chicken & Bacon Toasties, Mushroom & Emmental Toastie, Cheese and Tomato Toastie, Ham and Cheese Toastie, All Day Breakfast Toasties, Cheese & Tomato Panini, Chicken & Pesto Panini, Bacon & Cheese Panini, Pulled Pork Panini, Tea, Americano, Cappuccino, Latte, Hot Chocolate, Mocha, Iced Tea, Iced Matcha, Iced Espresso, Iced Americano, Iced Latte.

£3 Pastry and drink deal any pastry and a regular hot or cold drink from below selections (8am-3pm) 

Cookie Butter Croissant Chocolate Croissant Vegan Blueberry Croissant Tea Americano Cappuccino Latte Hot Chocolate Mocha Iced Tea Iced Matcha Iced Espresso Iced Americano Iced Latte. 

20% off menu items across our menu.                           

 

 

 

 

Mindfulness Resources


Bake Well Being

Follow Bake Well Being for everything from recipes and tutorials to mental health chats. Bake Well Being aims to provide cathartic bakes, filled with new skillful techniques, topped with creative release.

 

10-minute at home workouts

Why not try a no-equipment begginers-friendly 10-minute workout to boost your mood and productivity before or after a long study session? 

 

Tea & Talk 

Tune in for a Tea & Talk with Ella from Bake Well Being or host your own Tea & Talk catch-up with a close friend to engage in a meaningful conversation and address your worries during exam season. 

 

30 Days of Mindfulness 

Do the 30 Days of Mindfulness challenge or just pick any activity that resonates with you to do in your study break.

 

Money Experts with Stressbusters

Discover the answers to your questions including how do I make a budget and discover what bursaries are available to you in our Money Experts series

 

Book an Academic Skills Appointment

If you feel you might need more support you can book an academic skills appointment at the library.