What Support Is Available When You’re Struggling at Uni?


When you go to university, you’re signing up for a life-changing education and a chance to meet like-minded people, but it can be a challenge finding the right balance. If you don’t take proper care of yourself, the stresses of student life could create problems for you. It could be that your grades suffer, or that you have feelings of isolation, or that your health deteriorates, or that you struggle financially.

Knowing when and where to find support for any of these issues will help you to overcome them and get back on track. So if you feel that you’re struggling, here are the places that you can go to for a little extra help:

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An Internship at The Student Housing Company

We’ve asked Jarrod, our Marketing Intern to give you all the inside information on his experience interning with us at The Student Housing Company. Jarrod studied Media Culture and Production at Southampton Solent University.


I’ve been working with The Student Housing Company since September 2017, so moving on to do the marketing internship over the last three months felt like a natural step.

Before starting, I lived in Austen House, Southampton and also worked as a resident assistant there. My claim (and one I’m sticking too) is that I was the first person to actually move into Austen House when it opened in September 2016!

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A placement year at The Student Housing Company

We’ve asked Vidhi Panchmatia, our lovely Finance placement student to give you all the low down on what it’s like to work with us at The Student Housing Company. Vidhi is studying Accounting For Management BSc at Aston University.


Well… what started as a three-month internship has now turned into a placement year. I applied to The Student Housing Company because it’s an industry which I can relate to, being a student and having lived in one of the residences, I am able to give my opinion and ideas. Not only that, my role as a finance intern relates to my degree, which is always useful!

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