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Wellbeing Hub

During this time of uncertainty we have made our Wellbeing Hub content accessible to all staff and students at BU. This portal provides you with free content on nutrition, exercise, challenges, and events.

Nutrition Articles

Hydration

Hydration

Make sure to get that water intake! 

Why you should not diet this January.

Why you should not diet this January.

Instead of thinking about what results you want to achieve by the end of January, think about what you would like to realistically achieve by the end of 2021.

Pumpkin soup recipe

Pumpkin soup recipe

A great pumpkin soup recipe for you all to try. You can adapt the recipe to your own personal taste. Filling, warm and a healthy recipe. 

Fresh foods

Combat Stress Through Good Nutrition

It's important to eat a well-balanced diet when under pressure to ensure you have the necessary energy reserves to help combat stress and build resilience.

Food and Mood

Food and Mood

As we enter the New Year we find ourselves in a familiar situation to which we spent the majority of 2020. With the uncertainty surrounding the national lockdown and the prolonged time being spent indoors, it is all the more important to look after ourselves – even more so than usual!

NEW Dorset Mental Health Timetable (All Activities FREE)

Precor and Advagym coming soon January 2021

Latest articles

Student Assistance Programme

Student Assistance Programme

A free 24-hour confidential helpline and digital resource to support BU students with personal or student-related problems.

Skills Development Masterclasses

What's on offer in the Skills Development Programme?

The SDP is free and available to all current BU students. It provides a structured approach to your career development and helps you build confidence in the personal and professional skills that employers are looking for and how to apply them to a job, placement or graduate position.

Vitamin D

Vitamin D

Read this article to find out how to still get your vitamin D intake this winter

Christmas Ab Workout

Christmas Ab Workout

Try this cracker of a workout this Christmas. PT Heidi giving you all a new ab challenge to try. 

'Revitalise' yourself!

'Revitalise' yourself!

Let one of our qualified trainers, Shanto help you improve your overall wellbeing through a simple yet effective 6 week programme.

Mini Egg Cookies

Mini Egg Cookies

A Easter twist on the classic chocolate chip cookie! Give these a go this weekend! This recipe makes 15-20 cookies.

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Can you be healthy at any size?

NHS practitioners place great importance on maintaining a ‘healthy’ Body Mass Index (BMI), calculated by determining an individual’s height to weight ratio; but is there too much emphasis placed on achieving an ideal weight over following a healthy lifestyle?

See the full 14-day programme

We know it's difficult to keep active if you need to self-isolate following travel or a period of illness or showing Covid-19 symptoms. That's why we've put together our 14-day Self Isolation Challenge – a series of activities you can complete from home to keep you happy and healthy.

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Day 1: 30 core session

We kick off our 14-day isolation challenge with a core work out! For this, all you need is a mat or towel and a small weight if you have one the exercises can be adapted if you don’t have a weight!

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Day 2: learn a new skill

In the second instalment of the 14-day isolation challenge, today's challenge is to learn a new skill! You can pick from one of the skills below to learn or you can pick one yourself.

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Day 3: run 5km

Today’s challenge in the 14 Isolation Challenge is to run/ walk 5km! 

Day 4 Isolation Challenge

Day 4: try out a new healthy recipe

In Day 4 of the 14-day Isolation Challenge, we challenge you to try out a new healthy recipe! We have pulled together a healthy recipe for you to try or you can try one of your own!

TeamBU Athlete Support and Wellbeing

TeamBU Vehicle Use

TeamBU Vehicle Use

All drivers driving under BU business are required to abide by the Driving Policy and must complete a drivers declaration form before any journey commences.

Supporting Student Athletes

Supporting Student Athletes

As part of our commitment to the wellbeing of all students at BU, SportBU would like to ensure that all athletes have a better understanding of some of the dangers associated with alcohol, drugs and the importance of sleep.

TeamBU Athlete Injury Support

TeamBU Athlete Injury Support

As part of our commitment to the wellbeing of all students at BU, SportBU would like to ensure that all athletes have a better understanding of some the support services we can offer injured athletes to get them back into sport.

Other Student Support Services

Student support

Student wellbeing

We provide a wide range of support services to all of our students. Find out what is available and how to access it.

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SUBU is here for you

All SUBU departments are still operational and continue to offer services online where possible.

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Health & wellbeing

Find out about the resources and support available on campus and online to help keep you feeling safe and well.