October Unibox Sneak Peek inside!!

Laura, co-founder of Sweet Deceits

September’s ‘You Got This’ Unibox contains the rather more-ish, vegan Salted Caramel Brownie from Sweet Deceits. We’re always intrigued by the story behind the brand, so we set down with Co-Founder Laura to find out more… (more…)

Student Profile: Tabitha, psychology student

Meet The Unibox Ambassadors

Our Uni Ambassadors champion our Boxes around campus and via their social media channels, helping us to spread the word about The Unibox and student wellbeing.

We caught up with Tabitha, who has been a Unibox Ambassador for the past year!

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Kickstart the new academic year in kickass style

The Unibox’s tips and tricks for getting off on the best foot possible at the beginning of the new academic year – and owning the socks off it.

A bit like making New Year’s resolutions for January 1steach year, only better. Polish your resolve and make yourself a few good promises this autumn for the best possible start to the new university year.

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The health benefits of chocolate

No point feeling guilty about the chocolate you are craving or have already eaten! Did you know that chocolate could actually be good for you? Chocolate – provided you’re eating a high quality dark chocolate with a high (70%+) cocoa content – has a number of scientifically proven health benefits when eaten in moderation. Here are some of them:
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4 things you should clean right now!

In keeping with the spring clean theme, here are four things we use all the time and don’t clean nearly as often as we should:
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Why exercise when you really don’t want to!

Maybe your New Year’s resolution was to get more exercise? You wouldn’t be alone. Exercising more is the most common New Year’s resolution. That’s not surprising given that the benefits of exercise are drummed into our heads on a near-daily basis. And it’s true, exercise is really good for us. A lot of the benefits of exercise are long-term. But there are immediate benefits too, and some of them are especially relevant to university students:

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6 Self-care Tips for Students

As students you are notoriously short of time, but that’s why it’s especially important to make some time for self-care. Here are six things you can do RIGHT NOW in 10-20 minutes which will leave you feeling uplifted:

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Top 10 Self-care Podcasts to discover today!

Self-care while you multi-task!

Here at Unibox, we are huge podcast fans. We listen during our commutes, while we cook and clean, and sometimes when we’re just flopped on the couch. Whether, like us, you already subscribe to a hundred shows or you’re relatively new to podcasts, there’s always something awesome to discover. Here are 10 podcasts we love that will help get you into the self-love mindset:

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4 reasons to start reading a book today!

Studies show that the older we get the less we read for pleasure. It could be that we start losing the love for reading when we start spending more time on our studies. Simply, reading then becomes a chore associated with studying and we forget the joys of reading just for the heck of reading. So here are a few reminders as to why you should reconnect with books and read for pleasure. Your overall wellbeing can greatly benefit from spending a few hours a week with a book and here are 4 scientifically backed reasons why!

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