Student health

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‘We are all unwell’: a scholar’s radical approach to health
Mimi Khúc discusses the concept of unwellness and how it is shaped by the structures around us in a new book dear elia

Hannah Seo

26, Mar, 2024 @4:00 PM

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Mental health leave offered to Taiwanese students as youth suicides double
Scheme allows three days off each term as high school stress and depression rates soar

Helen Davidson and Chi Hui Lin in Taipei

03, Mar, 2024 @9:00 AM

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Bereaved parents say review into student suicides in England is ‘slap in the face’
Parents say government’s planned review has too short a timeframe and will not be sufficiently rigorous

Sally Weale Education correspondent

30, Oct, 2023 @6:41 PM

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Families should be informed if students struggling with mental health at university | Letter
Letter: One reader says they had no idea their son was at rock-bottom and had been withdrawn from his course

25, Sep, 2023 @4:46 PM

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Self-care to support: how to look after your mental health at university
University life can feel overwhelming. But there is a lot of help out there to keep the pressure under control.

Rachel Hall

15, Sep, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Who should be responsible for mental health care? | Letters
Letters: A lecturer says it would be dangerous for staff and students if university employees had to provide mental health care. Plus letters from Bob Holland and Marie Davis

06, Jun, 2023 @4:49 PM

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Parents ‘horrified’ by response to petition after suicide of Bristol student
Government declines to act on call for legal duty of care for all students after death of Natasha Abrahart in 2018

Sally Weale Education correspondent

05, Feb, 2023 @5:45 PM

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UK student housing reaching ‘crisis point’ as bad as 1970s, charity warns
Growing numbers of students are experiencing hidden homelessness or accepting poor accommodation

Rachel Hall

26, Dec, 2022 @6:00 PM

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Parents urge UK universities to reveal student suicide rates
Inquest to be held into death of Harry Armstrong Evans, who was at University of Exeter

Sally Weale Education correspondent

05, Oct, 2022 @5:17 PM

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UK universities call for maintenance loan uplift amid students’ financial woes
Russell Group says rise in hardship funding also needed as survey shows average maintenance loan falls £439 short each month

Sally Weale Education correspondent

20, Sep, 2022 @11:01 PM

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How Sussex university led the way in student support | Letter
Letter: Patricia Rashbrook describes how in the 1970s the university devised a system of mental health safeguarding that higher institutions today must learn from

Letters

25, May, 2022 @3:25 PM

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‘When you stop fighting, that’s when you start grieving’: the parents battling to prevent student suicide
In the four years since their daughter killed herself at university, Robert and Margaret Abrahart have been trying to understand why she was left to cope with her problems alone – and to help other vulnerable young people

Emine Saner

06, Apr, 2022 @1:00 PM

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