The Power to Unite People in a Way That Little Else Does

We are sharing this Teaching Matters post to the Exchange to inspire conversations about the power of sport and exercise in a hybrid environment to support mental health, wellbeing, community, and belonging. In this post, Daniel Mutia a fourth year MasterCard Foundation Scholar studying BEng (Hons) Electronics and Electrical Engineering …

Something Solid When all is Tumbling: The Student Counselling Service in the pandemic

In this post, Fingal Dorman, Counsellor at the University’s Student Counselling Service, reflects on the challenges of carrying on with his work from home and the importance of providing a solid space for students in particularly disquieting times… Something solid when all is tumbling: The Student Counselling Service in the …

Good Mental Health and Wellbeing Practices

In this post, Joanna Fairweather an HR Partner in the Learning and Organisation Development Team, Human Resources talks about how to raise awareness of mental health and wellbeing, how to promote good mental health and wellbeing practices, and highlights the support available from the University of Edinburgh… Good Mental Health …

Learning Digitally: The Importance of Slowing Down

In this post, University of Edinburgh Students Claudia Elijas, a 3rd year in Geophysics and Fraser McBain a student of Economics and Politics describe their embodied experience of the University’s transition from face-to-face to digital learning and teaching and the importance of slowing down for both mental health and productivity …