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Health and Wellbeing

Looking after your physical and mental health while you're studying is so important.

Being a student can be one of the most exciting times of your life, but it can also be stressful at times! 

Balancing your study, work, family and social commitments can be a bit of a juggle - so staying fit, healthy and getting enough sleep are vital.

On this page we've collated tips, advice and discounts which we hope you will find useful.

High Life Highland Partnership: student saving

The University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) has agreed a corporate partnership with High Life Highland, which offers a range of leisure facilities across the Highlands.

The partnership means current UHI students can save 10% on High Life membership, by showing their ID card. The discount applies to both direct debit and annual payments.

High Life Highland leisure facilities include:

Alness Swimming Pool; Averon Leisure Centre; Aviemore Community Centre; The Badenoch Centre (Kingussie); Black Isle Leisure Centre (Fortrose); Craig MacLean Leisure Centre (Grantown on Spey); Culloden Academy Leisure Centre; Dingwall Leisure Centre; Evanton Sports Centre; The Fingal Centre (Portree); Gairloch Leisure Centre; Golspie / Sutherland Swimming Pool; Invergordon Leisure Centre; Lochaber Leisure Centre (Fort William); Lochbroom Leisure Centre (Ullapool); Nairn Leisure Centre; Thurso Swimming Pool; Tain Royal Academy Community Complex (TRACC); Wick Swimming Pool

The discounted membership is also available at Inverness Leisure.

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Useful Websites

Think Positive - The National Union of Students (NUS) Scotland student mental health project

Student Minds - UK student mental health charity

Mindfulness for students - exercises and tips for being mindful 

Student recipes - Collection of cheap and cheerful recipes for students from BBC Good Food 

Save the Student -  Latest money-saving deals and tips, including advice on the best bank accounts for students