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Mental health

BY SHARON ASCHAIEK | June 29 2022

The $2 million Health Canada initiative will help a handful of institutions better support students’ well-being.

BY JENNIFER DAVIS | February 18 2022

Researchers in a survey said they don’t want to delay their tenure review but have the criteria for it shift.

BY EMIL MARMOL & TYLER EVANS-TOKARYK | November 30 2021

How a course on the science of learning evolved into the importance of mental health in academic skills development.

BY ÉMILE BÉRUBÉ-LUPIEN | September 30 2021

Everyone agrees on the need for an action plan on student mental health, but there are still concerns.

BY ROSE SIMPSON | May 19 2021

Some are fine-tuning existing programs while others are planning extensive online and on-campus health promotion campaigns.

BY ISHANI NATH | April 20 2021

Counsellors say the transition has been like ‘building a plane mid-flight.’

BY MICHAEL RANCIC | March 08 2021

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.

BY KIM HELLMANS, SONIA TANGUAY, SARAH TODD & MICHELLE BAULCH | January 25 2021

This model can be employed at any institution and can be used by instructors in their response to student requests for informal course accommodations.

BY DAVID KENT | January 19 2021

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 SAM LUONG | January 07 2021

By making smarter choices for our spaces, quarantining for longer periods of time may become more manageable.

BY MEGAN DOUGLAS | December 30 2020

Here are three ways Canadian universities can do more to help.

BY MOIRA FARR | November 05 2020

The new standard is especially important for those suffering in the midst of a pandemic, say its adherents.

BY KERRY BANKS | October 28 2020

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.

BY DAVID KENT | July 21 2020

Many of the mental health challenges universities are trying to address tend to be exacerbated by the pride of academics themselves.

BY GUY FAULKNER | April 27 2020

The survey’s creators hope to change how we address student health and well-being at Canada’s postsecondary institutions.

BY MICHAEL RANCIC | March 31 2020

Psychologists surveyed hundreds of first-year students to determine how a sense of belonging and mattering affects well-being.

BY EMMA MCPHEE | February 10 2020

The student-run campaign uses social media to break down the science behind addiction and share personal stories of people affected by it.

BY JOE HENRY | February 03 2020

As universities ramp up supports for students, those who aren’t in school face uneven access to care.

BY DAVID KENT | January 10 2020

Career planning and mental health in academe were some of the most-read topics addressed on the Black Hole in the past year.

BY CALVIN CHAN & LISA PURDY | December 04 2019

Research has shown that student mental wellness is a growing concern, but what can we do about it?

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