Counselling for students

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Dear Heriot-Watt University,

Under the Freedom of Information Act, please could you provide me with the number of students who have accessed counselling services provided by the university for each of the past three academic years (2014/15, 2015/16 and 2016/17).

If possible, please provide a breakdown by the type of issue the students are seeking help for.

Yours faithfully,

Claire Miller

Freedom Of Information,, Heriot-Watt University

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Dear applicant


Thank you for your information request dated the 8^th November 2017
regarding students with mental ill-health.  Please note that your request
has been handled under Scottish legislation: the Freedom of Information
(Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA). 


Please see the enclosed PDF covering Student well-being facts and figures
which we have prepared for all FOISA applicants and which is based on the
most frequently asked questions submitted by journalists, charities and
members of the public. We hope you find this informative and useful.  If
we can be of any further assistance, please do not hesitate in contacting
us via [1][Heriot-Watt University request email] .


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Heriot-Watt University

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