Another interesting piece in The Guardian that looks at the mental health of students. The article looks at five students who share their feelings of anxiety, frustration and isolation as second term looms. The ProtectED Code of practice highlights the measures that universities need to have in place to fully support staff and students mental wellbeing, making our Founder Member Universities stand out among the UK universities as being fully equipped and ready to give the rig
The Disabled Students’ Commission have published their Annual Report, 'Enhancing the disabled student experience'. The report contains a summary of all the guidance the Commission has published for students with a disability so they can participate fully in higher education, particularly during the Covid-19 global pandemic. The review also looks beyond Covid-19 support and sets out what the Commission will focus on in its next phase of work. Read the full article here.
Published by AAAS and written by Alan I. Leshner this interesting piece, clearly outlines the problems universities in America are facing supporting the mental health of their students. The stats showing the acceleration of problems due to the COVID-19 pandemic, also ring true in UK universities with campuses closed and support now online. The ProtectED Code of practice highlights the measures that universities need to have in place to fully support staff and students mental
Last year was a tough year in the higher education sector and looking ahead to 2021 Mike Neate, who is a member of our ProtectED Advisory Board and is also Chair of the Police Association of Higher Education Liaison Officers (PAHELO), has made a call for a renewed focus on student safety and wellbeing. It is always inspiring to see the great work Mike and his team are doing. Keeping students safe off campus has always been a focus for ProtectED; Instrument four of our Code of