Today is an exciting day - the day we launch our new 10-year strategy, vision and mission. Working with you, we’ve brought together our supporters, students and higher education professionals to put our new bold strategy in place and we can’t wait to work together to achieve it.
Over the past year we've been developing our new messaging and presenting our new vision and 10-year strategy to you. We recognised that after 10 years our messaging had become inconsistent and we have been working hard to articulate our ambition in a clearer way for you.
We have a clear vision: No student should be held back by their mental health. Our mission is to improve university communities so that every student gets the mental health support they need to reach their goals.
Academic pressure, money worries, loneliness. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed at university. Around one in four students report having a diagnosed mental health issue while at university. Navigating identity, discrimination and global concerns can all make student life even tougher.
We want every student to have the mental health support they need to reach their goals. We know this is a bold ambition, and that’s why we’ve put a bold strategy in place to achieve it.
At Student Minds, we commit to:
We’ll do this by focusing on:
You can read more about our ten-year strategy to improve university communities, how we are going to do it and the change that we want to see on our website here.
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We’ve already made great strides in improving university communities over the past 10 years and we’re immensely proud of our team and achievements to date. But there’s more to do and we’re energised to do it.
Thank you for your ongoing support, we hope you’ll support us on this journey. And if you can, please do consider donating or asking your organisation to support us, to help us get there together.
Together we can ensure no student is held back by their mental health.