In 2014 Bournemouth University decided to review the Student Counselling service provision it offered on campus to deliver a better and more holistic service for students. It worked with Dorset Healthcare University Foundation Trust, who had previously provided the counselling service to reconfigure the operating model. The Student Wellbeing service came into being in 2015.Read More
In September 2018, Universities UK and Papyrus launched new guidance to help prevent student suicides within higher education. Although new data published by the ONS showed that there is a significantly lower rate of student suicide among university students in England and Wales compared with the general population, there is no room for complacency.Read More
Student Minds CEO Rosie Tressler met with Canadian organisation TeenMentalHealth.Org and learned of the success of their evidence based resources that were supporting students with this vulnerable transition period. Read Rosie’s interview and what steps Student Minds took to incorporate the findings.Read More
In October 2016, the Wellbeing Coordinator role was created at King’s College London Students’ Union (KCLSU) with funding support from King’s College London. This case study, written by Julia Haas, KCLSU Wellbeing Coordinator, outlines her role in developing a happier and healthier student community.Read More
Changing typical ‘service induction’ sessions at Derby University to run workshops to increase belonging changed the way students felt about accessing services. This is the first in a series of pioneer examples, so be sure to sign up in the section below to receive new examples when they’re available.Read More
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