Posts for February 2015

Online CounsellingHow many balls are you juggling?

Whether you have been away from study for a couple of months or 20 years returning to study adds another ball into the mix. Life, in my opinion, is a juggling act sometimes and you need to keep an eye […]

Melanie JamesAn inaugural “Positioning Theory” Symposium

I was recently confirmed as being on the scientific committee responsible for organising the inaugural cross-disciplinary Positioning Theory Symposium that will be held 6-8th July, 2015 in Bruges, Belgium. This was a great thrill for me as other members of the committee […]

Online CounsellingNew Beginnings

As week one comes to an end and you are looking back at how quickly it’s all gone and you start to add up all the lectures, tutorials, labs, essays, reports and various other requirements of your courses you may find […]

Online CounsellingWant some advice?

Today the Online Counsellor will be on Skype available to answer questions to students of UoN. You can use your Skype account to instant message with the Online Counsellor between 2:30-3:30pm and again from 8-9pm tonight.  You might want to […]

Online CounsellingRelaxation App for the smart phone

We can all use a little relaxation in our life right? Well I definitely could anyway. I hear myself saying “I don’t have time to relax” all the time. Giving myself permission for 30-60 minutes to relax is a luxury […]

Online CounsellingDrop-in Online for a chat

Tonight the Online Counsellor will be on Skype available to answer questions to students of UoN. You can use your Skype account to instant message with the Online Counsellor between 7-8pm tonight. You might want to get some information about […]

Melanie JamesPublic Relations weekly links shout out

Karen Miller Russell (Associate Professor in Public Relations and Jim Kennedy New Media Professor at Grady College of Journalism & Mass Communication, Athens, Georgia, USA) runs a fabulous blog called Teaching PR (http://www.teachingpr.org/). She has been running this for years and each week […]

Online CounsellingBack to Study

What a way to start O Week for those students returning to study after a break. On Saturday, yes that’s right Saturday a few of the staff and new students of UoN got together in the Great Hall for a […]

Music, theatre, and life in CambodiaIt’s official!

It’s official! We’re off to Cambodia mid-year for a three-week placement with the non-government arts sector in Cambodia. Today we met each other for the first time and began our planning. Keep an eye on this space! Exciting times ahead…

Online CounsellingHello

Hi there, I’m Kellie Cathcart the online counsellor at the University of Newcastle. I Started this website as a blog and a place to share information with the students of UoN about their health and wellbeing and issues that arise […]

Online CounsellingOnline mood and drinking research project

The way in which people access help for issues which arise in their life is changing. New technology enables people to come together in different mediums for help and support. The iTreAD Project is a clinical research trial that offers […]

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