Covid-19: safety, health and wellbeing of students and staff briefings

28 August 2020

These briefings and webinars include recommendations, case studies and resources for universities, sector bodies, regulators and government to ensure disabled students, healthcare students and estranged and care-experienced students are fully supported during the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Healthcare students 

The Covid-19 pandemic has been a challenging time for healthcare students who are concerned for both their studies and their placements. Healthcare students were concerned about the pressures of joining the frontline during the pandemic. 

Find out more by downloading the briefing

Disabled students 

Covid-19 is exacerbating many issues usually faced by disabled students such as isolation and loneliness, mental health difficulties and access to learning support. It is essential that universities work with their disabled students to ensure they can access any learning and mental health support they are entitled to remotely.

Find out more by downloading the briefing

Estranged and care-experienced students 

Care experienced and estranged students may be experiencing feelings of isolation, loneliness, and stigma as a result of the pandemic. Universities should think holistically to mitigate the absence of familial support.

Find out more by downloading the briefing


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