Beyond survival at uni


Uni can be an awesome time and place to be a Christian. So make the most of it. Don’t just survive. Thrive for Jesus!

Here's some articles and resources to help you figure out uni life and grow in faith, hope and love on campus.

Dealing with relationships: seasons

Part 1: Relationships - love Dealing with relationships: seasons

Striving for sexual holiness

Part 1: Dealing with lust, sex & pornStriving for sexual holiness

Fitting in & standing out - 3 practical ideas

Part 1: Fitting in & standing out Standing out for Jesus is easier when we understand the choice we’re making. There are a few other practical factors that can also helpFitting in & standing out - 3 practical ideas

Living on campus

Sometimes you will hear rumours passed around of a culture of immorality, peer pressure and craziness in university halls of residence (or colleges). In my experience, reality is usually not like the rumours and living in halls has mostly been a positive experience.Living on campus

Making priorities & finding balance

It seems like you’re always letting someone down.Making priorities & finding balance

Honouring parents

“Hi Mum. Sorry I didn’t tell you I’d be home late for dinner. I was hanging out with friends at uni – doing a Bible study.”Honouring parents

Facing alcohol & drugs

In her awesome book on evangelism, Out of the Saltshaker, Becky Pippert tells the story of a girl who lived in the same block of flats that she did. This girl was a party animal and one day she said:Facing alcohol & drugs

Dealing with relationships: love

Longing for loveDealing with relationships: love

Facing depression & anxiety

The sun starts shining through the gap in the blinds. I roll over and bury my head in the pillow. I just don’t want to get up today. Everything seems so pointless. I feel so tired. I just want to hibernate. I’ve got soccer tonight. I don’t care. It just doesn’t seem fun anymore.Facing depression & anxiety

Navigating Piracy

You've finished unpacking your clothes and have made yourself at home in the broom closet of a place that residential services registers as 'your room' at Halls. Logging on to the net your local LAN settings show hundreds of computers. A folder named 'Scrubs Season 6' catches your interest.Navigating Piracy

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