In this category there are articles about topics related to improving/sustaining your mental and physical health.
For a comprehensive list of services available to you please visit http://www.umanitoba.ca/student/mental-health-wellness-supports.html. This is a great link that houses all the physical and mental health services available to you including, but not limited to: student counselling services, case management, spiritual support, and a professional health educator/registered nurse.
If you would like to talk to someone first, the PEER program is available (http://umanitoba.ca/student/peers/) to help. These are fellow students that are trained in active listening and are aware of the services available to you on campus.
Adjusting to life in a new country while also trying to find your footing in a new academic setting can be quite challenging, regardless of how mentally and emotionally ‘mature’ you might be. As an […]
Rony Thomas is a third year PhD student in the Department of Immunology at the University of Manitoba, working under the supervision of Dr. Xi Yang. Originally from Kumily, India, Thomas’ interest in the field […]
By the time mid-semester tests start, most people are already stressed out by their academic workload. This, combined with the hassle of preparing for tests and worrying about your potential performance on the test, creates test anxiety. Evidence of test anxiety can range from relatively minor apprehension to more severe emotional and […]
Efficient time management is important for graduate students since they have several competing demands. These might include balancing a full-time job and academics, coursework and research work, or completing their thesis or dissertation. Wasted hours […]
Being a graduate student can be quite challenging, both academically and socially, especially at the start of a new school year. Therefore, it is important as a graduate student to be aware not only of […]