Part of fostering a nurturing environment is provision for health concerns.
A signposting session is delivered within the DTC’s Induction Programmes for new students, covering areas within the remit of the Counselling Service, the Disability Advisory Service, the Student Resolution Service and the Colleges, with further training and support sessions offered to all students throughout their studies.
In 2018 the University of Oxford signed up to the Mindful Employer's Charter for Employers Who Are Positive About Mental Health and is now implementing an Oxford-specific action plan for developing a culture that is more supportive of staff mental health, alongside support for student mental health.
The University of Oxford provides a range of self-help, local and online resources and mental health resources, along with specific resources relating to student welfare and wellbeing during the coronavirus pandemic.
Students can access 24-hour online support with mental health through togetherall.
At Oxford Brookes support is available through Wellbeing Services, along with additional information for students on Ways to Wellbeing.
Specific training and support relating to mental health and wellbeing is also available through individual departments and partner organisations, including joint activities across the Harwell Research Campus.
For further information about coronavirus (COVID-19) please refer to the student pages of the COVID-19 Response site.