Backed by $4 million in federal funding, OCAD University is helping to roll out Mindful Campus at four other postsecondary institutions this fall.
The pandemic became a rare chance for academic creatives to witness the power of imagination and why it matters.
The unique wellness initiative has become a popular spot for respite during the workday.
Women in PhD programs reported more distress and disruptions than male counterparts early in the pandemic
A recently published study of doctoral students finds women and men had vastly different relationships to their work during the first wave of the pandemic, and recommends a more tailored approach to support.
Flexibility in the delivery of mental health services will be key for this school year, the co-authors of a new report say.
The $2 million Health Canada initiative will help a handful of institutions better support students’ well-being.
Early-career professors want changes in how tenure is evaluated in wake of pandemic effects on productivity
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.
Universities taking different approaches to preparing mental health services for return to campus this fall
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.’
Cape Breton University’s new medical advisory committee confronts barriers to student health and well-being
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.