Universities often take a ‘zero tolerance’ approach to drug use or drug abuse. But there’s not much evidence to show that the fear or threat of being kicked out of uni works. If current drugs policies aren't working, what would?
Published today by Universities UK in partnership with PAPYRUS Prevention of Young Suicide and Samaritans, funded by the Office for Students, the guidance Responding to a suicide: advice for universities is written by the sector for the sector with advice from practitioners, experts and bereaved families.
The onset of Covid-19 has shaken all our worlds. Yet at the University of Warwick, we have been able to withstand many of the challenges it brought to the welfare of our community, due in part to our new Wellbeing Strategy.
Universities understand that the wellbeing and mental health of our students and staff is a priority. To support them, we have developed a new toolkit for university leaders on how to lead a mentally healthy university.