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The tokenism of Glasgow University’s support services

19th November 2022

Does the University provide adequate mental health support to those who need it? It’s safe to say that over the past few years, students have had it pretty tough. Through a pandemic, cost of living crisis, and a severe housing shortage, the student hallmark of the “work hard, play hard” life has been warped for ...

University support services: what’s on offer?

16th October 2021

Kirsty Britton takes a look at the different support services the University of Glasgow has for students who are struggling with mental health issues. CW: Self-harm There are a striking number of university students who suffer from mental health issues, such as depression and anxiety, and some people may use unhealthy coping mechanisms such as drinking, ...

Suicide Prevention Day: where is the funding?

19th October 2020

In response to Suicide Prevention Day, Annika Kapp considers how current support services in the UK are failing. Content Warning: Contains references to suicide, OCD, and depression.  10 September marked the annual Suicide Prevention Day; the time of the year when social media tells you to check up on your loved ones and awareness campaigns ...