It is increasingly recognised how important mental health and wellbeing is for staff and student success. Universities and colleges are fast -developing ‘whole institution approaches’ to mental health and wellbeing, not only to improve academic outcomes and retention, but to provide a holistic and positive experience, even in the most challenging times. This one-day conference, organised by the Mental Wellbeing in Higher Education Expert Group in collaboration with Advance HE, will discuss new ideas and will aim to provide a boost in motivation and a fresh vision for all delegates. It will explore established and successful examples from the sector, share good practice, discuss the challenges when looking at mental health and wellbeing, and review ways to overcome possible difficulties.
Who should attend?
This conference is organised by frontline professionals for frontline professionals, and will be of interest to Heads of Counselling, Student Welfare Officers, Student Support Officers, Lecturers, and anyone wishing to learn more about identifying and addressing poor mental wellbeing within their students.