Writing for Times Like These: A New Kind of Pandemic Pastoral Care

In post, Dr Kitty Wheater the University’s Mindfulness Chaplain shares the genesis and purpose of the weekly MindLetter which offers mindfulness techniques and a suggested practice for the University of Edinburgh community as part of the Chaplaincy’s pastoral response to the COVID epidemic… Writing for Times Like These: A New …

Key Takeaways from Mental Health Training

In this post, Omar Kaissi a teaching fellow at the Institute for Education, Community and Society, Moray House School of Education and Sport, and a member of the Higher Education Research Group (HERG), walks us through his experience of completing a mental health training session organised jointly by the University’s …

Life in lockdown: An International Perspective

Originally from Chennai, India, PhD student Durai Arun Pannir Selvam shares how he’s navigating the pandemic. Arun is undertaking the third year of his research at the Institute for Digital Communications. He has also completed a Digital Research Services internship with the University’s Information Services team… https://www.ed.ac.uk/covid-19-response/our-community/life-in-lockdown-an-international-perspective       …

Health & Wellbeing

This website provides an accessible site from which staff can access a variety of information on health and wellbeing issues. The majority of this information already exists on websites across the University but this site will hopefully bring relevant information together, making it easier to find. https://www.ed.ac.uk/staff/health-wellbeing     Image …