Develop the 7 skills for mental fitness with Fika – free app for students

To help you to stay motivated, productive, focused, and connected during these challenging times, the University has renewed its partnership with Fika to provide free access to their mental fitness app.

On the Fika app you can work through courses, learn from expert psychologists, other students, academics and professional athletes in short video, audio and text programmes, to understand and develop the following 7 key mental fitness skills:

  • Stress management
  • Focus
  • Connection
  • Meaning
  • Positivity
  • Confidence
  • Motivation

All of the exercises are delivered in a 5-minute format, making it easier for you to fit it in to your day.

As you work your way through and complete each course, you can earn and download NCFE endorsed certificates. These certificates are worth 3 CPD points/hours and demonstrate essential personal development skills that look great to future employers, and can be added to your CV/LinkedIn profile etc.

Access to the Fika mental fitness app is FREE for all University of Liverpool students and staff.

How to download and log into the app

  1. Search for ‘Fika’ in the Appstore/Google Play store
  2. If you’re downloading on mobile click here
  3. Open the app and tap ‘Get started for Free’
  4. Confirm you are over 16 and agree to the Terms of Use & Privacy Policy
  5. Search for University of Liverpool in the institution list and select
  6. Enter your email address and create a password
  7. Check your inbox for a verification email and click link within the email
  8. Complete registration and enjoy Fika.