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Student mental health hub

Adjusting to student life can be tough. You might be getting used to a new living situation, or moving away from home for the first time. Maybe you're nervous about starting your course, or you're worried about making new friends. Additionally, we are all facing the challenge of coronavirus, which may be having a huge impact on your student experience.

Our student mental health hub is a resource to inform and support all students, at all places of study. This resource is also included as part of our Mentally Healthy Universities programme.

With our mental health information hub for students, you can:

  • read detailed information about how to cope with the challenges of student life and mental health
  • learn ways to better manage your mental health with with our tools, tips, videos and blogs
  • get support information on mental health for specific student communities.

Student mental health information

The options below will take you to pages where you can find full, detailed information and tips about student mental health and student life.

Student mental health support for specific groups

The options below will take you to pages which outline information and support resources for certain student communities.

What is the Mentally Healthy Universities programme?

The Mentally Healthy Universities programme aims to improve both staff and student wellbeing. For two years, until August 2021, Mind has partnered nine universities with local Minds across England to deliver this programme.

The Local Minds and partner institutions for Mentally Healthy Universities are:

  • Bath Mind – University of Bath
  • Brent, Wandsworth and Westminster Mind – London School of Economics
  • Bristol Mind – University of Bristol
  • Bromley, Lewisham and Greenwich Mind – University of Greenwich
  • Cambridge, Peterborough and South Lincolnshire Mind – University of Cambridge
  • Middlesbrough and Stockton Mind – Teesside University
  • Lancashire Mind – University of Central Lancashire
  • Leeds Mind – Leeds Beckett University
  • Sheffield Mind – University of Sheffield

If you're a student at one of the above, you can sign up for one of these workshops led by an experienced Mind trainer:

  • Wellbeing Essentials for Students
  • Tools and Techniques for Student Mental Health
  • Looking after your Mental Health at Work

Search on your university portal or intranet for more information on how to sign up. Find out more about the goals of the programme and how Mind is working with universities.

If you're not a student at one of our partner universities, find support at your university by using the Student Space support finder tool. You can also check out our useful contacts for student mental health.

Student fundraising and volunteering

Fundraising on campus can be a powerful way of bringing attention to the issues surrounding student mental health. At the same time, you'll be raising vital funds for Mind.

This page was published in January 2021.

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