It is important to have a clear idea of your healthcare options. As a student you can receive help from healthcare professionals from within and outside of your educational institution. But who in Utrecht can answer you healthcare related questions? Read more about health care in Utrecht below.
The general practitioner is the first contact when in need of healthcare: he or she can answer all questions medical, psychological and social. Your doctor knows all ways of getting to healthcare professionals in your neighbourhood and can, if necessary, refer you to the right person. It is therefore important to have a doctor near your home and/or school/university. Click here for more information.
Sometimes you encounter difficulties during your study and you want help from within your University or school. Educational institutions offer numerous forms of guidance and counselling. As a student, it is important to know who you can talk to during your time at your chosen university or school. Click here for more information.
As a student, you go through a lot of changes. You live on your own for the first time, study a lot to pass your courses and thus you have to deal with a lot of new responsibilities. These changes and new impressions can lead to feelings of stress and other psychological complaints. This can have a big impact on your daily life. It that case, it is important to know who you can turn to with these problems. Click here for more information.
Starting your student life brings with it a lot of financial changes. What are the study costs? How much money should you borrow? Should you stay at home or move out? What are the costs that are tied to that? Should you go look for a part-time job or not? As a student you’ll have to answer all these new questions regarding finance. It is important to have a clear overview of your revenue and expenditure. Luckily, there are different institutions that can help you out. Click here for more information.
Being a student with a disability or chronic illness is often harder and costs more money and energy than studying without that disability, but it does not have to stop you from getting your diploma. Examples are students with visual, auditive or motorial disabilities, dyslexia, AD(H)D or depression. Many organisations concern themselves with providing facilities and services for these people. It is important to be aware of these services and to request these prior to your start at your chosen university or school. Click here for more information.
Everyone has those times where not everything goes as smoothly as one would like. Are you stuck because of specific problems or are you worried for a fellow student? With questions on for example finances, fear of failure, addiction or housing, you can go to the district team in your neighbourhood. Click here for more information.
Your time as a student is a period of new experiences: a new city, study, home and new responsibilities. For many students this includes drinks, student organisation nights and parties. Gaming until the early hours, going to college hangover or calling in sick because of a weekend of partying, is not problematic per se. But what if it happens more often than you’d actually want and it has a negative influence on your study results? Or if it causes longer periods of sombreness, anxiety or stress? It could be that you’ve lost control of your drug use (or gaming or gambling). What can you do about it? Click here for more information.