Record numbers of students reported symptoms of anxiety and depression during the pandemic, but mental health experts have cautioned that scores more also suffering, yet not seeking treatment or accessing resources. Maureen Manning finds out more.
Much like 2020, this year has been hard on international students. We saw a continuation of the chaos and confusion caused by the pandemic, with those who wished to study abroad having to navigate an ever-changing picture of travel restrictions and vaccine and quarantine requirements.
Many UK university students are reportedly struggling with “loneliness and declining mental health”, with a staggering 80% saying it contributed to their issues, according to new research by IT and consulting services company Accenture.