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Free sanitary products initiative lauded several months after implementation

The campaign to provide free sanitary products to students across Scotland will soon reach its fourth month of implementation. With the introduction of an additional product on November 12, 2018,…

Should parents be informed of their child’s welfare at university?

Parents have a right to know whether their children are suffering. From mental health issues to difficult relationships, from glandular fever to ludicrous flatmates – parents have a right to…

Interview with Andy Shanks, the University of Edinburgh’s Director of Student Wellbeing

As a qualified Mental Health Officer with over 18 years’ of experience in the mental health sector, Andy Shanks is the recently appointed Director of Student Wellbeing at the University…

We need to talk about antidepressants

In 2014 eight per cent of students at The University of Edinburgh sought student counselling. This was a 75 per cent increase in three years – the highest seen by…