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Why Changemaker could help you figure your life out.


The writer describes how the Changemaker Hub team enabled her to feel more confident in stepping outside of her comfort zone, in order to make important decisions for her future…

10 November 2022

Lift Up Your Everyday: Developing Yourself as an Occupational Therapist


For Occupational Therapy Week 2022, this blog looks at how research and continuing professional development, such as UON’s MSc degree, can benefit members of the public and OT professionals.

7 November 2022

Looking after the youngest people’s mental health


Today (10 October 2022) is World Mental Health Day and we turn the spotlight on Senior Lecturer in Social Welfare Robin Sturman-Coombs. Here, he talks about this and why the…

10 October 2022

Adjusting to Life as an International student


Starting in any university is pretty anxiety-inducing. This blog will let you know of any problem points and advise on how to overcome them.

5 October 2022

Budget Friendly Meals


Living in university is quite expensive. The cost of accommodation, travel and lessons can be high, however food doesn’t need to be. I’m here to help.

5 October 2022

Journey to University


The writer highlights her journey of how she studied in Africa from a young age, and the routes she took to be able to study her dream course.

5 October 2022

Why Study at UON?


Studying at the University of Northampton enriches my life. I would say UON is the best place to develop your academic skills as well as to gain fabulous experiences. Northampton…

5 October 2022

Adjusting to Life as a Mature Student


A brief into the beginning life as a mature student; my fears (the fear of failure?), travelling to university, student support, summary of my time at university.

5 October 2022

What to Bring to University as an International Student


What you will need to do before arriving at the university as an international student, and what you will need to bring with you.

5 October 2022

Leaving home


Feeling homesick after moving away for university, and tips on how to feel better about it.

5 October 2022

Top 10 Things to Do in Northamptonshire


Getting to know the area in which you are studying in is a very interesting thing to do in your free time. No matter your preferences, whether you like museums,…

5 October 2022

The UON Employment Promise


A student’s perspective on the Changemaker Hub and their commitments, like the Northampton Employment Promise, with supporting relevant information.

5 October 2022