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Mental health problems exposed by AJ Student Survey 2016


and... THE GUARDIAN May 2016 "Mental Health - a University Crisis" "Family doctors fear a mental health scandal waiting to happen by Dr Nihara Krause - One in 12 UK teenagers self-harms and one in 10 is clinically depressed, yet still the NHS allocates only 11% of its budget to mental health services https://www.theguardian.com/education/series/mental-health-a-university-crisis Focusing on Architecture ..... The RIBA has approx 10,000 student members and the RIBA Education Department meets regularly with SCHOSA (Heads of Schools of ARCH) - and I have suggested to the Heads of both that the next meeting has the AJ Survey as part of its agenda - and how this small sample survey of less than 500 could be the instigator of a wider consultation / survey - and a doubling of efforts to ensure students have the skills, working methods and conditions to survive and excel in this complex world - both personally and professionally. Alan Jones Vice President (Education) RIBA 2015-17.

Posted date

29 July, 2016

Posted time

11:45 am