Ten tips to improve your sleep

Ten tips to improve your sleep


In support of Mental Health Awareness Week 2019, here are some great tips to help improve your sleep pattern.

Sleep provides us with a number of physical and psychological functions, sleep revitalises the body, supports learning and memory and helps regulate mood, and appetite.

The science of sleep:

  • Exercise
  • Learn to relax 
  • Stop using electronics
  • Get into a routine
  • Create a peaceful sleeping environment
  • Practice deep breathing
  • Consume less caffeine
  • Write down your worries
  • Aim for 7-9 hours sleep a night
  • Be aware of what you eat before bed


We have specialist staff to support our students who may be experiencing feeling down. Click here to go to our Mental Health Awareness Week page with a list of all staff names and where they are located and also external organisations who can help.

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