Category: Mental Health & Wellbeing

Mental Health & Wellbeing

COVID-19 vaccinations for University Students

07 July 2021

The COVID-19 vaccination is being offered to everyone aged 18 or over at local sites run by GPs or community pharmacies, at larger vaccination centres and in some hospitals. Local areas may also work with partners to set up “pop up” temporary clinics at locations convenient for students to access, for example, on university campuses. Students […]

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CODE Community Support Group – Week 21 – Fear of failure

01 April 2021

We have been putting on our support group sessions for almost 6 months, and as the country moves on its roadmap out of lockdown, now is the time for us to adapt. We still want to support students and give them the help they need, that’s why, from WC 5th April we are launching our […]

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CODE Community Support Group – Week 20 – Confidence

27 March 2021

“Confidence is the most beautiful thing you can possess.”   Our support groups are still here for you once a week, giving you the best support and advice possible. Coventry – Wednesdays, 1pm – 3pm Leicester – Thursdays, 2pm – 4pm Recently, we’ve been focussing on student requests for our session content and this week […]

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CODE Community Support Group – Week 19 – Paranoia

19 March 2021

“Paranoia is just a heightened sense of awareness” We are still offering our support group once a week, giving you the best support and advice possible. Coventry – Wednesdays, 1pm – 3pm Leicester – Thursdays, 2pm – 4pm It’s important that we provide you with the support you need, so we are focussing our sessions […]

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Mental Health & Wellbeing

CODE Community Support Group – Week 18 – Happiness

12 March 2021

“Happiness can be found even in the darkest of places, if one only remembers to turn on the light” We are still offering our support group once a week, giving you the best support and advice possible. Coventry – Wednesdays, 1pm – 3pm Leicester – Thursdays, 2pm – 4pm Tackling the topics that are most […]

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Mental Health & Wellbeing

CODE Community Support Group – Week 17 – The importance of relationships

05 March 2021

“Choose people who lift you up” We are still offering our support group once a week, giving you the best support and advice possible. Coventry – Wednesdays, 1pm – 3pm Leicester – Thursdays, 2pm – 4pm We tackle important topics each week and this week we looked at the importance of good relationships in our […]

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CODE Community Support Group – Week 16 – Coping with Stress

26 February 2021

“Give your stress wings, and let it fly away” Our support groups are here once a week to help give you the help and advice you need. You can participate as much or as little as you like, just do what feels best for you. Coventry – Wednesdays – 1pm – 3pm Leicester – Thursdays […]

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CODE Community Support Group – Week 15 – Lack of Motivation

19 February 2021

Taking place once a week, our support group is here to help you. Coventry – Wednesdays – 1pm – 3pm Leicester – Thursdays – 2pm – 4pm “All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them” Lack of motivation can affect us all, and some more than others, but it […]

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CODE Community Support Group – Week 14 – Living in the present, moving on from the past

12 February 2021

Taking place once a week, our support group has been specialised designed to help our residents during this difficult time Coventry – Wednesdays 1pm – 3pm – Book Here Leicester – Thursdays 2pm – 4pm – Book Here   “The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, […]

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CODE Community Support Group – Week 13 – Exercise

04 February 2021

Taking place once a week, our support group has been specialised designed to help our residents during this difficult time Coventry – Wednesdays 1pm – 3pm – book here Leicester – Thursdays 2pm – 4pm To some, the thought of exercise is enough to put them off for life! However, even the smallest amount of […]

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CODE Community Support Group – Week 12 Routines

29 January 2021

Now in its 12th week, the support group is still going strong and adapts to suit you and the guidelines! Sessions run every Wednesday in Coventry and every Thursday in Leicester, and they are led by a qualified psychotherapist. This way, you know you are getting expert advice, when you need it! CODE Coventry – codestudents.co/support […]

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Struggling for meal ideas?

08 January 2021

CODE are helping you to keep on track with your Veganuary 31-day challenge with our top tips! *Meal planning* This is an important part of any healthy, balanced diet, but is even more important when trying to complete this challenge. You are throwing your body off course with new nutrition, so you need to plan […]

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How to focus on having a happy January

07 January 2021

After the fantastic feedback we received we are continuing on with our support groups so you can share and learn positive ideas and methods to promote wellbeing during these strange times. Sessions will be running every Wednesday and we can only allow a maximum of 15 students whilst we continue to abide to lockdown rules […]

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Veganuary – Will you take on the 31 day challenge?

01 January 2021

First established in 2014, Veganuary has taken the world by storm and has challenged over 1 million people to go vegan for the month of January. Veganism not only helps to end animal farming, but it also has numerous health and environmental benefits too. It’s a great way to challenge yourself and act on the […]

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CODE Community Support Group

27 November 2020

We’ve created a new support group so you can share and learn positive ideas and methods to promote wellbeing during these strange times. A qualified psychotherapist will be hosting a support group twice a week for CODE at both Leicester & Coventry. We can allow a maximum of 15 students (if there is more demand […]

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Looking after your wellbeing

12 November 2020

The CODE Promise CODE are committed to making sure you have a positive experience at University and have a range of resources to support you. Should you ever feel you are becoming stressed, isolated, homesick or if you just need someone to chat to, we are here. You can email us at welfare@codestudents.co.uk or call us […]

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Keep Fit with our Online CODE Fitness Classes

12 November 2020

We know how important it is to keep active and healthy – exercise improves your brainpower, gives you confidence, is fun, great for your mental health, and, oh, you’ll look good too 😉 This year we’ll be hosting a range of fitness classes both in personal and online. These include HIIT workouts and Yoga sessions! Our […]

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Fruit and veg giveaway

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The Great Big Fruit & Veg Giveaway

30 September 2020

Your welfare is very important to us and we know it’s important to relax and take time off. During your time here at CODE we want you to have the most fun and the best experience possible. Which is why we run weekly socials events – either online or in person depending on the Covid […]

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Updates concerning the Coronavirus outbreak

10 July 2020

THIS BLOG POST WAS LAST PUBLISHED ON 10TH JULY 2020 AND IS NO LONGER BEING UPDATED. PLEASE DO NOT REFER TO THIS PAGE FOR CURRENT INFORMATION. For the latest Coronavirus information for our tenants please visit: Coventry: https://codestudents.co/covid Leicester: https://codestudents.co/covid-19 _______________________________________________________________________ Please refer to the most up to date check out information for 2021 on our “Leaving […]

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Protecting our students’ physical and mental well-being

09 July 2020

When lockdown began at the start of March, we knew that the impact on the physical and well-being of our students could be immense if we did not put the right measures in place. We immediately surveyed all our students and nearly half of them said they would be staying – maybe because our accommodation […]

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Coronavirus and how you feel

29 June 2020

At the start of this year, most of us hadn’t even heard of Coronavirus. Now, it has changed the way we all look at life. There’s no doubt Covid-19 has had a massive impact on us all – but you might be wondering if what you are feeling is “normal”. Which is why the Office […]

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What we’re watching during lockdown

23 April 2020

Is Netflix your new best friend during lockdown? If so, then you’ve probably already picked a side: are you Joe Exotic or Carole Baskin (that’s one of the big questions in the bonkers Tiger King documentary if you’re not sure)? But what about if you’re looking for something a bit different to what you’d normally […]

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It’s the little things that make you smile

14 April 2020

Has the CODE gift fairy visited you? During the lockdown period, our CODE gift fairies (also known as our emergency site staff) have been leaving little gifts outside a selection of rooms to help keep us all smiling. They’ve been delivering around 100 gifts per day, choosing random rooms to receive a little something. So […]

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Staying safe and well together through the Coronavirus outbreak

03 April 2020

The Government has asked us all to ‘stay alert’ to help stop the spread of Covid-19. But like many people, you may also find yourself feeling sadder, more stressed, and possibly even more scared than normal. A lot of us are feeling the same, so we thought we’d share what CODE is doing to help. […]

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Ways to make returning back to University in January a little easier

06 January 2020

There is a brand new semester on the horizon filled with lectures, exams and work. It’s not all doom and gloom however, January is the perfect opportunity for you to get the year off to a good start. We’ve compiled a series of tips which should soften the blow of returning to university and help […]

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World Mental Health Day

10 October 2019

It’s important to take care of yourself and get the most from life. Below are 10 practical ways to look after your mental health. Making simple changes to how you live doesn’t need to cost a fortune or take up loads of time. Anyone can follow this advice. Why not start today? Talk about your feelings […]

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Our Top 7 super foods – and how to eat them

09 October 2019

We all know we should be eating healthy food. But with so many takeaways and delivery services close to CODE, doing that can be pretty difficult. Did you also know there are a whole load of foods that are simple to prepare and still good for you? Here we run down the list of our […]

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Health and Well-being in Leicester

08 October 2019

Being at university is great… most of the time. But it’s perfectly normal to find yourself worrying about things now and then. You could have concerns about money or be stressed about keeping up with your work. Or you may be feeling low or anxious. Whatever is bothering you, you don’t need to cope on […]

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Health and Well-being in Coventry

02 October 2019

If you’re finding university life a bit harder than normal, you’re not alone. Worry about exams, loneliness or money problems can make you feel overwhelmed. Or you might want advice on eating well, home sickness or a range of physical and mental health issues. Luckily, there are lots of places in Coventry to find support […]

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Mental Health & Wellbeing

Staff Perks

02 May 2019

Here at Code Students we know if we look after our team, they will in turn give our customers the very best service. Every month our staff are treated to a professional massage that helps counteract any tension, aches and pains. But also shown to reduce anxiety, improve sleep, boost immunity and relieve headaches. Our […]

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The Leicester Blood Donation Team Visit CODE

16 January 2019

It is estimated that only 3 in 100 people actually donate blood, a very poor statistic. As such the team from the Leicester Donor Centre visited our Health & Wellbeing fair in an attempt to encourage more students and staff to sign up to give blood. Students and staff alike were able to sign up […]

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Motivational Monday’s

14 January 2019

January can be difficult for everyone, in particular, our students who are returning back to academic life after spending the holidays with loved ones. As such we wanted to help kick start 2019 by providing our Leicester & Coventry students with ‘Motivational Monday’ packs. The packs have been carefully put together by our CODE team […]

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Health & Wellbeing Fair

09 January 2019

We know January can be a difficult time for our students and as such we wanted to help counteract the stress of exams and January blues with our Health & Wellbeing Fair. Wednesday 16th January is a perfect opportunity for you to kick start 2019 and learn about the extensive range of activities and services […]

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Expert Mental Health & Wellbeing Training

14 June 2018

CODE recognise the importance of student’s mental health and wellbeing and proactively take steps to ensure that this is continually promoted throughout a student’s tenure at our accommodation by initially making sure the design of the accommodation has natural light and outdoor spaces, then to giving peace of mind with 24/7 security and an on-site […]

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CODE Supports University Mental Health Day 2018

05 March 2018

The staff and students of CODE braved the freezing conditions and gathered indoors to raise awareness of University Mental Health Day 2018 an event run by Student Minds, which is the national campaign to focus efforts on promoting the mental health of people who live, work and study in Higher Education. We would like to […]

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