Resources and environmental stressors influencing the emotional health of UCLan students

Students at University are thought to be subject to stresses and anxieties that may affect their mental health. The University wants to support students and staff with the right resources to help students with these problems. This project included two surveys: a survey comparing common stresses and emotional pressures of University life for students in two University departments and a survey of teaching staff which asked about resources provided and their experience of problems amongst the student population.

Project Lead

Sue Hacking

Project Staff

Joy Duxbury
Sharon Doherty
Wilma Butterworth


This project is HEFCE funded, part of a capacity building programme commissioned through Human Resources and Student Health.

Further Information

Conference presentations 2007 Mental Health in Higher Education, Network Seminar on student mental health, Coventry.

Dissemination: in planning for 2008, workshop with University leaders and article.