I suppose my final points would be, be kind to people, you don’t know what they might be dealing with, what they have had to leave behind, or what they have escaped from. It costs nothing to be kind. Most of all though, know that there is no shame in taking a break, or even dropping out entirely if that is what is best for your mental health. It doesn’t mean you are a failure; it doesn’t mean that you have no future; it means that you are prioritising your health and wellbeing; it means that you will not become another statistic; it means that you have your entire life ahead of you.
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Recently the office for students (OfS), announced that 18 projects at different universities and colleges will receive a funding boost as part of a £6 million project. The £6 million funding comprises […]