Student Wellbeing And Support

Keeping students safe and secure, as well as supporting them throughout their time at the university is your highest priority. With student wellbeing being a hot topic, all eyes are on you.

 

But are you equipped to manage student wellbeing?

 

To deal with the increasing pressure from all sides - parents, media and, of course, students themselves, you need to be able to manage all student incidents and concerns, as well as access data for an informed decision making.

Student wellbeing

Let's talk numbers first...

Every
days
a higher education student
dies by suicide
Nearly
%
of young people have experienced suicidal thoughts in their lives
Every day

students
drop out of university
Nearly
%
of young people will try to
take their own life
Demand for student support
services has increased by
%
in the last 5 years
The amount of students disclosing their
mental health issues has grown
x
in the last 10 years
Since starting university,
%
of students reported that
their wellbeing deteriorated
Only around
%
of young people who died by suicide were known to Mental Health Services

Based on data from IPPR, HESA and UniversitiesUK.

If anyone knows the importance of student welfare, it's you...

Solve the challenges you may face with student wellbeing management

Ability to prioritise those in need

Without a centralised solution, it's hard to know which students should receive help first. Do they have pre-existing conditions? Do they feel particularly low? Are they missing appointments with you because they don't care or they need more help from you than ever? Wouldn't it be amazing to track each student case-by-case, identify and manage risk, and ensure effective and timely intervention? 

student data

Lack of indication for early intervention needs

If only you could join the dots to see the full picture... Then you'd be able to spot the issues much earlier in the process. Did a student miss a class? Oh well. Did the same student lose his or her keys? Not a big deal. Did that student's friend mention to a Hall Warden that he or she seems to be a bit low lately? Well, that happens. But can you see a pattern here? How powerful could your actions be if you joined these dots?

Co-ordinating catering

No single point of truth across the institution

With no central management of student wellbeing, it's highly likely you're missing valuable signals identifying student mental health issues coming from various departments. As a result, you're late to react and there is no way to predict who might need help and why. You can't analyse and report on relevant data which means you’re not able to highlight possible interventions.

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Reactive rather than proactive management

Aren't you just exhausted of playing catch-up? You probably just don't have enough data and resources to plan, so you’re reactive instead of proactive. Wouldn't it be great if you could finally sort out student appointments and make the most out of your time with these students as you'd know exactly what their concerns are and how to help them in the best and most efficient way?

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Concerns over sensitive data protection

From basic personal information to details of mental concerns, it's crucial that student data is stored and transferred safely. Data is hidden rather than secured and data subject requests are hard to complete and manage. Sharing on a need to know basis is impossible to control, leading to a lack of awareness. Where data is shared, data security presents a huge risk to the whole institution.

time consuming

Admin heavy and slow processes

You're likely to rely on highly manual processes that require you updating tons of paper forms and disjointed systems. Replacing these will not only save you loads of valuable time, but it also allows you to concentrate on your students and their wellbeing. And not just that, it will give you an opportunity to run focused counselling services. 

Resolving your challenges

The numbers indicating student mental health issues keep growing year-on-year. You need to make sure that your approach is adapting to these challenging changes. Let's make a difference together.

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