Broke: How Scotland is failing its students NUS Scotland has launched new research on the state of student poverty in Scotland.
Today is World Mental Health Day. The theme this year is ‘young people and mental health in a changing world’ and this has never been more pertinent. This week we have a guest blog from our Deputy President at NUS Scotland, Gemma Jones. Improving student mental health is a personal priority for Gemma and in this blog she discusses why it’s so important to her.
Many universities, colleges and mental health agencies have recognised the growing issue of student mental ill health. However little research exists to tell us why mental ill health is on the increase among students and what issues in particular concern them. In recognition of this, NUS Scotland conducted research into student stress and support. The …