Type of Entry: University guides
Name: The University Mental Health Charter
Date added: 1 May 2020
Delivery type: Guide
Owned by: Student Minds (UK)
Cost: N/A
Target audience: Teachers / educators
Core elements

This programme outlines how universities can achieve a whole-university approach to mental health and wellbeing. 

  • Learn – transitions, teaching, assessment and progression
  • Support – Support services, risk, external partnerships and information sharing 
  • Work – Staff wellbeing and staff development
  • Live – proactive interventions, mentally healthy environment, accommodation, social integration and physical environment
  • Enabling themes – leadership, strategy, policy, student participation, cohesiveness of support, inclusivity, research innovation and dissemination
Recommended by...
  • This resource was funded by the Office For Students and the UPP Foundation - the Universities Partnerships Programme. 
  • This resource was supported by Universities UK - a membership body of Universities in the UK
  • This resource was supported by AMOSSHE – a membership body of university support services in the UK
  • This resource was supported by SMaRteN – a national research network funded by UK Research and Innovation
  • This resource was supported by the Department for Education - UK Government
  • This resource was supported by the National Union of Students
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Evidence

This guide has been developed using a large list of cited research, supporting each theme and suggestions of good practice, for the full list of evidence please refer to the guide reference list (pg. 78). 

Endorsed by...
  • This resource has been endorsed by the British Psychological Society 
  • This resource was funded by the Office For Students – the UK national regulator for Universities

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