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Skills

Skills take a variety of forms and can support progression in many different ways. Some skills are useful for study and employment while others are helpful in life in general.

Budgeting Workshop

Being able to make (and stick!) to a budget is an essential life skill. By taking part in our interactive online workshop you can learn the basics of how to make a budget and how to manage it.

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Time management workshop

The Time Management workshop will support you to understand why managing your time is important and to explore how to do this effectively. You will learn how to create your own personal timetable which can help you reflect on how you are using your time currently.

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The 30 day challenge

The 30 Day Challenge is all about making small changes day by day to make a big difference. Whether you have always wanted to learn a new language, get more active, or learn to cook these things can be achieved through making small changes.

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The Cooking Challenge

Whether you are progressing into university, an apprenticeship or straight into a job, many of you will be using this time as an opportunity to move away from home for the first time. Being able to cook nutritious meals for yourself is a vital skill.

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Public Speaking Taster Activity

Find out more about what makes a confident public speaker in our short taster activity. You will think about the different skills good public speakers have and what you can learn from them.

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Money Ready for uni in 5 steps

It’s not about what you’ve got, it’s about what you make of what you’ve got! Take your money skills to the next level – get ready for Higher Education and avoid costly mistakes in just 5 steps.

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Learn a Language

Learning a new language can help keep your mind active and looks great on CVs and Higher Education applications. It can also help you connect with new people

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Circle of Control

Do you ever feel like you haven’t got control over your life? Or feel anxious and worried? This activity can help increase your self-awareness and resilience, and is a good reminder of what to focus your energy on at challenging times.

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Future Me Vision Board

Focus on improving your general wellbeing and developing your self-motivation by creating a vision board of how you would like to see yourself in the future. There is also an opportunity to send words of encouragement to your future self as you work towards your goal.

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The Stress Bucket Activity

Have you ever felt stressed? Most of us have at some point. This activity can help to increase your resilience during difficult times by helping you to identify what stress is and to increase your awareness of how you currently manage stress.

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Self-Care Toolkit

Do you get bored? Or feel in a negative mood and don’t know what to do? Our self-care toolkit contains ideas to make you feel more motivated and give your wellbeing a boost. Most of the activities are short. How many can you do over the next few weeks?

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Gratitude Jar

Feeling thankful and appreciative are important emotions; tapping into these emotions can increase your self-awareness and optimism. This activity will help you identify what things you are grateful for and can be particularly useful when changes occur in your life.

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Healthy Behaviours Quiz

What are healthy behaviours? Take this quiz to test your understanding of the themes of wellbeing and the coping strategies we use when faced with challenging situations. Discover new ways to improve your own general wellbeing and build resilience.

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resilience in stressful situations

Take part in this 30 minute interactive presentation to find out exactly what resilience is and how you can use this skill to cope with stressful situations.

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Know Yourself

Discover something new about yourself. Learn about self-awareness and its role in empowering us to make changes by exploring your feelings and personal strengths.

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Managing Uncertainty

Do you have a lot on your mind? Change can cause uncertainty, worry and stress. This activity will provide you with different tools to help manage your worrying thoughts and will help you to develop self-awareness, resilience and optimism.

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Building a Routine

Learn how to build a routine to help you be successful, use your time effectively and efficiently and get ready for your day.

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Going to University Logistics Guide

The University logistics Guide has been written to support those who are going to university this year or those that are thinking about it. The guide has content on adjustment and clearing, accommodation, finance, transport and support services.

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