Stress

Stress! Sometimes it seems like the word is always connected with studying. That's because, as a student, you are often faced with situations that can trigger stress.

A little stress can sometimes be useful. It sets you in motion to meet a deadline for a task, for example, and gives you a message about what is important to you in life. Too much and prolonged stress can negatively affect how you feel, think and act. Therefore, it is important to be aware of how to manage stress in a healthy way during your studies.

Would you like to know more about exactly how stress works and what you can do about it? Get started with the following infographics:

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Fear (of failure)

Would you like to learn more about exactly how fear of failure and anxiety work and how to address it? Get started with the following infographics:ย 

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Fear of failure

Are you worried about your studies? Do you automatically think you can't do it? Do you fear you won't pass your exams? Do you focusย on what's not going well?ย 

These unpleasant thoughts might indicate you have fear of failure. This can have a negative impact on your well-being as a student. Do you recognize yourself in the previous description and do you want to do something about it?ย 

These tips can be a useful start

Mental health

Good mental health is important throughout your life, both inside and outside your studies. It will help you cope with all kinds of obstacles that come your way. Looking for a way to boost your resilience? Or would you like to learn more about certain mental health topics? Then check out the infographics below:

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Need more guidance?

The student psychologists organise various group sessions.

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