Make tiny changes: Mental health

Scotland is currently experiencing a mental health crisis with figures depicting an increase in suicide amongst young people. In a bid to tackle the issue head on, whilst promoting mental health awareness, is it time mental health education was on the curriculum?

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Handling the personal statement

Who would have thought 4,000 characters could be so daunting? The personal statement is dreaded from students and teachers alike, but it’s easier than you think to get your head around personal statements and lead students to success. Personal statement: two words that are guaranteed to release groans, sighs, and worry from your students. Essential for those looking to apply for university or college, the personal statement is actually a valuable […]

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World Mental Health Day: Make it Count

On 10 October every year it is World Mental Health Day (WMHD) and this year’s theme is young people and mental health in a changing world.  It’s important to talk about mental health all year round but every year WMHD highlights the need to speak openly and honestly about our mental wellbeing. A stigma still exists around conversations about mental […]

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