Overview of student support for mental health, financial hardship, and widening participation in response to Covid-19

27 May 2020

This briefing document outlines some examples of what Russell Group universities are doing to support disadvantaged students during Covid-19 and maintain their widening access and participation activities online, as well as providing mental health support and guidance.

This includes initiatives such as:

  • online and telephone counselling
  • tips and seminars on social media
  • food vouchers and grants for care leavers and estranged students
  • laptop grants and loan schemes
  • online and distanced mentoring
  • virtual teacher conferences and open days

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Overview of student support for mental health, financial hardship, and widening participation in response to COVID-19

 

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