Student mental health support must improve, universities told.

Universities are being told to “dramatically improve” support for students with mental health issues. The government is announcing it will award a certificate of excellence to institutions which meet new standards of mental health care. It also wants universities to give students an opt-in service for vice chancellors to contact parents. This would mean if students find themselves in a mental health crisis their relatives can be alerted. Earlier this week, the Office for National Statistics published data suggesting 95 […]

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