Monday, 7 September 2015

How to support teenagers through the stress of university life - FREE Human Givens Webinar - Wednesday 9th September at 7.30pm

Do you have son or daughter going about to go to university? Do you want to know how best to support them – and yourself?

Learn how to prepare for the many changes and challenges that university brings by attending this FREE informative webinar from Human Givens College on:

Wednesday 9th September 7.30PM BST (UK) - 8.30PM CET - 2.30PM EST (US) 


You’ll have the chance to ask questions and will discover:

  • Practical steps you can take to help them prepare for university – even in the last few days before they go
  • Why the transition into university can be difficult for almost all students – and how it can be made easier
  • The myths about university and student life that can trip up many students and parents, plus what to expect from the early weeks of term – what you shouldn’t worry about
  • A guide to the key processes students go through during the first weeks of university and how they can use this time to make the next three years better
  • An understanding of the holistic nature of learning at university level and what this means for students
  • Advice on what to do if or when things aren’t going as well as hoped – including tips on managing anxiety
  • Why it’s important for parents to look after their own emotional health and some ways you might do this
  • How to prepare for the changes you will see in your son or daughter

This free 90-minute webinar has been created for:

 • Parents of prospective university students – anywhere in the world
• Teenagers about to embark on university life
 • Professionals working in schools and universities

The Tutor

Gareth Hughes is a Human Givens psychotherapist working in the Counselling Service at the University of Derby. Alongside his counselling role, Gareth conducts research into the wellbeing of students, including the links between wellbeing and academic performance, and learning and emotions. His research has been published in various academic journals. He has a particular interest in exam anxiety, presentation anxiety, writer's block and the transition of students to university. Gareth also teaches and facilitates workshops at the University as part of the award nominated 'Love Your Mind' programme.

"Gareth's webinar was very well presented – really interesting and thought provoking!"
– Previous Webinar Participant

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