This course has now taken place.

With 94% of universities in the UK experiencing a rise in the demand for student counselling services over the past 5 years, it is essential that universities are effectively prepared to support student mental wellbeing.

This Enhancing Student Mental Wellbeing in Higher Education course provides a unique opportunity to gain guidance from expert speakers in the area of student mental wellbeing.

Only 29% of universities have an explicit strategy for student mental health and wellbeing. This interactive training course allows your institution to create a holistic strategy to improve student mental health and experience.

In interactive sessions and practical workshops create a tailored action plan to help implement the latest guidance and embed excellence within your institution.

About the Chair: Dr Dominique Thompson
Dominique was appointed Director in 2010, and has since led an innovative drive to develop new services, particularly to support mental health. She developed a Bristol wide Eating Disorders service in 2013. She has recently been appointed to the new NICE Eating Disorders Guidelines Development Group. She was named as one of five GP heroes, in a national survey of GPs, by Pulse magazine, in September 2014.The most recent innovation at the practice is a new psychologist led, DBT-leaning service for students with Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder. The University Practice is winner of Bristol GP Practice of the Year 2016.

You can read our Q&A discussing student mental wellbeing with Dr Dominique Thompson by clicking here.