student mental health

Wonkfest 18: BU Head of Student Services Mandi Barron contributes to the student mental health debate

Debate Stage: crisis, what crisis? Is student mental health really a “no brainer”?   Student mental health is making headlines almost daily – so this session was (unsurprisingly) packed. But kicked off by focusing whether or not this amounts to a ‘crisis’. Chris Shelley, Director of Student Academic Services, University of Greenwich reports Tressler set out… Read more »

HE Policy update w/e 29th June 2018

Mental health – the next policy frontier The self-styled “Minister for Students” has been campaigning this week on student mental health. You can read the government press release here.  “The plans include, As part of a new package of measures announced by Sam Gyimah on student mental health: The announcement of a University Mental Health Charter… Read more »

Student Mental Health: The Role and Experiences of Academics

With thanks to Michelle Morgan, ADSE in FMC for sharing ==== This timely report from Student Minds in collaboration with Kings College and the University of Derby presents the challenges facing academics in providing support to students with mental health issues.  The report sets out 11 key findings and recommendations which will be helpful to… Read more »