Kings Cross, London WC1H 9HQ
In September 2017 UUK published #StepChange, calling for a 'whole university approach' on mental health. But what does this mean in practice? For the last two years, UUK and Student Minds have been supporting Cardiff University, University of York, and University of the West of England in piloting such an approach. During the same time, many other universities have been developing or reviewing their own university-wide strategies on mental health.
Mental health is a priority for universities. We know it affects our relationships and our wellbeing. It determines how we learn, and our productivity. The way we understand and approach mental health may be our greatest challenge. Universities are in a unique position to tackle that challenge head on and help all students and staff thrive and realise their full potential. This conference will cover issues such as:
This conference will be useful for all university staff thinking about their role in student wellbeing, but particularly to those who are thinking about developing, currently developing or renewing, or implementing their mental health strategies.