NU Thinking

About the programme 

The NU Thinking programme has been introduced to provide students who are either struggling with low-level mental health or adapting to university life, with free physical activity and support from our staff.  Students will be referred to the programme from the Universities Counselling and Mental Health team, or the from the Students union. Once referred students will meet with our Sport Development officer who will explain in more detail what the programme entails. The programme lasts a total of 3 months, with a Fitness Membership, x3 Personal Training sessions and x3 Nutritional advice sessions include within the offer, in addition to this students will meet fortnightly with the Sports Development officer who will be their point of contact throughout the programme.  This Whole Well-Being approach has been developed to enable students to get active how they want too. Whether this is through attending the gym, swimming or even walking regularly. Obviously during lockdown there is restrictions on what students can access, but we wide range of online resources students can access during this time and they will still be access the full offer once government restrictions allow.


Who can access the programme? 

The NU Thinking programme is open to any student that has been refered from the  Universities Counselling and Mental Health team or the Students Union. 


What is included in the programme?

  • A 3-Month Fitness Membership.
  • Fortnightly meetings with our Sport Development Officer to ensure the student is supported on their journey.
  • 3 Free PT sessions to ensure students are comfortable in gym environment. CLICK HERE to view the PT's involved in the programme. 
  • 3 Free consultation sessions with our Nutrition Intern. CLICK HERE to find out more about our 
  • Access to all of our virtual content.

Want to find out more? 

Want to find out more or have you been referred please contact k.tattersdill@northumbria.ac.uk. 

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