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Interview with Annie Othen @ BBC Coventry and Warwickshire

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Getting the Support You Deserve 101

N.B.:This post assumes that you are in need of advice about making the bestuse of the support systems at your university or higher education institution. The advice here does not address how to seek medical or professional support for mental health issues. If you are concerned about your mental health, please contact your Doctor or a support network such as SAMARITANS (08457 90 90 90) or NIGHTLINE

A recent e-mail made me realise that I don't have a general "top tips to get the most out of your university" post on this blog. I should stress that this is only advice and there is no guarantee that it's effective, but I've tried to make this post informative and applicable to all higher education institutions. Here goes!

Firstly and most importantly: remember that you pay fees to attend university (unless you have a sponsorship arrangement or live in Scotland, in which case this still applies because your place is worth a lot of money and you're an investment).…