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Student Welfare and Mental Health


With the growing pressures of financial strain, academic performance and uncertainty in the jobs market, life as a student in Cambridge can be a hugely stressful and demanding time. University mental health services have experienced a large surge in demand over recent years, with a rising number of students accessing counselling putting increasing strain on central resources.

The King’s Student Welfare and Mental Health Fund, first set up in 2017, has enabled the creation of a programme of care and activities directed at the welfare and mental health of resident students. Students experiencing difficulties with their mental health can arrange to see a Mental Health Advisor, and if appropriate arrange a course of treatment with the College's Cognitive Behavioural Therapist. It also provides funding for students and staff to increase awareness of mental health issues, and supports related activities and workshops.

But we need to be able to do more; the Fund urgently needs expansion. With your help, we can provide more easy access to advice, counselling and support whenever it is needed.




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