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Course of Study: Mechanical Engineering Masters
Your relationship to student:
Jannik is 25 and has moved here to study. He is an international student and will be returning home once he has completed his course. He lives in a private rented flat with one other person who works full-time. He doesn't know many people in Scotland but chats online with his friends back home when he can. He also has additional support needs arising from Asperger's Syndrme and dyspraxia.Health:
Jannik experiences low mood and anxiety.Issue student presents to you:
Jannik didn't perform very well in his latest assessment- when you give him his mark he seems extremely disappointed.
NUS Scotland’s Think Positive Self-Management resource is a useful document to help students identify ways to support their own mental health and to enable staff to support them too. You can find the resource here: thinkpositive.scot/resources/
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