What is work/life balance?
An academic work/life balance is about ensuring that your University experience is one in which you are healthy, fulfilled and achieving your utmost potential.
Why is work/life balance important?
Learning how to achieve a good work/life balance will improve your grades and boost your mental wellbeing whilst at University.
How can I achieve a good work/life balance?
There are many elements which factor into achieving a good work/life balance:
You can learn more about these things by watching the helpful videos we have selected, reading some of books and e-books available in the Library Catalogue, or booking an appointment with the University Wellbeing Service if you feel things are just getting a little bit too much to deal with.
Alex, Diana, Catherine and Naomi from the University of Derby Skills team outline how they get organised, their methods of reflection and give their advice for how to prepare for academic study.
Their discussion about organisation is supported by voices of current students from the University of Derby.