Health & Wellbeing

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Durham university students called “pathetic” for walk-out of event by controversial speaker

Durham University is in the news again in further criticism of actions by staff. Roy Liddle, a Spectator journalist, was brought to speak at a...
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Durham university defends offering support to student sex workers

Durham university has had to defend its decision to give support to student sex workers after criticism by government ministers. A one hour workshop on...
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Social media may create unrealistic expectations of the student experience, expert warns.

A recent article has shed light on the fact university students may enter higher education with the expectation they will have the 'time of...
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UK student satisfaction hits new low amid pandemic

The National Student Survey 2021 has revealed student satisfaction scores have declined dramatically since 2020. Key Statistics The survey received 332,500 responses, and found that student...

How can universities create a more welcoming environment for autistic students?

A recent study by Helen Goddard and Anna Cook has shed light on the difficulty faced by university students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)....
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New research discovers significant changes in students’ mental and social wellbeing since 2017

A survey undertaken by Unite Students, in collaboration with Youthsight reveals that university students are less socially confident, less ready for university, and have...

Are universities sufficiently supporting their bereaved students?

Experiences of bereavement can have detrimental impacts on a young adults’ life, but are universities doing enough to provide sufficient support? The findings of a...

Students want more action on climate change from higher education

Students consider climate change to be the most urgent challenge facing society in 2021. Students' Views A recent survey by Unite Students has unearthed strong views...
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How student accommodation can influence mental health and wellbeing

Due to growing concerns surrounding student mental health and wellbeing, there has been a shift in focus towards student accommodation providers and what they...

How should we measure student wellbeing?

A 2020 research paper by Alyson Dodd et al. has called for a standardised measurement of wellbeing for university students. This measurement will represent an...
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