2020, what a year.
With lockdowns, ever-changing restrictions and government guidance it has become increasingly difficult to see the light at the end of the tunnel and plan ahead. “New Year, New You” doesn’t have the same ring to it this year. But 2021 is shaping up to be a better year!
Uni is usually the perfect time to develop our habits – such as study habits with course mates and weekend habits with flatmates. Right now that feels quite different though. Shorter days and darker, colder nights are bad enough but going into them with restricted freedoms has left many of us turning to digital comforts like gaming and gambling. This includes spending a lot of time online and on social media.
Although the future is looking brighter with a sense of normality on the horizon, for the time being we face unique financial and digital challenges as students which we aren’t used to. So we’ve produced some specific tips to improve on habits so if you’re a gamer, gambler, or neither – ensuring that you’re better set up for now and the future.