Changing the narrative on mental health in the Punjabi community

Taraki was founded by Shuranjeet Singh Takhar, a graduate from the University of Bristol and current student at the University of Oxford. After experiencing mental health difficulties as a student, he wanted to ensure that individuals and communities would have access to the necessary support systems to help them manage their mental health in a better way. Read on to find out more about Shuranjeet’s journey and how Taraki was born.

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My experience as president of Sikh society

Being a part of a Sikh Society at university is an amazing opportunity. Not only do you get the chance to help shape the society and your community but you also have the chance to develop skills which will help you in the future no matter where life takes you.

Some of these skills involve being able to work in a team, give constructive feedback to team members as well as leadership skills. We caught up with Raveena Kaur who was the President of St. George’s Sikh Society 2017/18 to see how she developed these skills as well as some of the challenges she faced.

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Arjan Bhullar
Sharing good practice with Bright Ideas!

By Sanpreet Kaur

Here at BOSS we have been amazed at some of the events ran by students across the UK, and so with Bright Ideas we aim to provide a platform for sharing good practice of events run by Sikh Societies to inspire and help those wanting to achieve bigger, better and brighter events!

Want to share your Bright Idea? We'd love to hear from you!

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