The $2 million Health Canada initiative will help a handful of institutions better support students’ well-being.
Researchers in a survey said they don’t want to delay their tenure review but have the criteria for it shift.
How a course on the science of learning evolved into the importance of mental health in academic skills development.
Everyone agrees on the need for an action plan on student mental health, but there are still concerns.
Some are fine-tuning existing programs while others are planning extensive online and on-campus health promotion campaigns.
Counsellors say the transition has been like ‘building a plane mid-flight.’
A group of CBU administrators and local physicians aim to improve access to health care at the provincial and municipal levels, while also improving health services on campus.
This model can be employed at any institution and can be used by instructors in their response to student requests for informal course accommodations.
Guest writer Sarah Masefield explains why she created the “How to Thrive and Survive in your PhD” project to help postgraduate researchers connect and help one another.
By making smarter choices for our spaces, quarantining for longer periods of time may become more manageable.
Here are three ways Canadian universities can do more to help.
The new standard is especially important for those suffering in the midst of a pandemic, say its adherents.
Chronic procrastination is on the rise, say experts, and appears to be prevalent among academics. We really should get around to doing something about it.
Many of the mental health challenges universities are trying to address tend to be exacerbated by the pride of academics themselves.
The survey’s creators hope to change how we address student health and well-being at Canada’s postsecondary institutions.
Psychologists surveyed hundreds of first-year students to determine how a sense of belonging and mattering affects well-being.
The student-run campaign uses social media to break down the science behind addiction and share personal stories of people affected by it.
As universities ramp up supports for students, those who aren’t in school face uneven access to care.
Career planning and mental health in academe were some of the most-read topics addressed on the Black Hole in the past year.
Research has shown that student mental wellness is a growing concern, but what can we do about it?