Counselling for students

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Dear University of Derby,

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

UOD - FOI, University of Derby

Dear Claire

 

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UOD - FOI, University of Derby

Dear Claire
  
Freedom of Information Act 2000 request FOI/1419

Thank you for your recent request for information.

 

Your request and our responses:

 

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).

 

+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|  | 2014/15 | 2015/16 | 2016/17 |
| |-----------------+-----------------+-----------------|
| | Female | Male | Female | Male | Female | Male |
|------------------+---------+-------+---------+-------+---------+-------|
|Number of Students| 520 | 235 | 628 | 300 | 788 | 347 |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+

 

 

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

 

Reason 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17
A traumatic experience/event 79 58 40
Academic / Work 300 204 208
Accommodation 49 50 45
Addiction 13 11 10
Alcohol/drug related 27 27 23
Anger Management 28 36 35
Anxiety/Stress 411 497 484
Autistic Spectrum Disorder 0 12 15
Bereavement/Loss 119 101 117
Bullying 0 41 29
Carer issue 13 13 11
Childhood Abuse 58 60 44
Cognitive/Learning 13 13 7
Concerns about somebody else's 33 22 19
mental health
Concerns about your mental health 56 42 33
Concerns about yours or somebody 7 <5 6
else's safety
Depression 290 370 330
Disability 0 11 7
Domestic Violence 38 17 14
Eating/Food 62 47 62
Exam Anxiety 0 10 23
Family Relationships <5 166 127
Finance 55 35 33
Gender Identity 0 <5 <5
Harassment/Prejudice 5 <5 6
Home Sickness 37 20 28
Identity 9 7 16
Interpersonal Relationships <5 189 142
Interpersonal/Relationship/family 332 108 0
issue
issu/Other 62 63 58
Issues Related to Sex 11 9 0
Living/Welfare 9 <5 <5
Pain 11 7 0
Personal Development Plan 0 <5 0
Physical health 42 36 49
Placement <5 14 <5
Pregnancy 7 <5 8
Presentation Anxiety 0 9 20
Psychosis <5 7 <5
Religion/Culture Issues 10 <5 <5
Self Esteem 167 176 143
Self harm 58 65 50
Sexual Assault 18 16 13
Sexuality 11 <5 <5
Sleep Disturbance 235 260 300
Suicidal thoughts 82 74 71
Support as a Care Leaver 0 <5 <5

 

 

To prevent the possibility of individuals being identified in the case of
small numbers, where there are between 1 and 4 individuals in a category
we have shown the figure as <5 in compliance with Section 40(2) of the
Freedom of Information Act 2000. Our position is based on the advice
contained in the Information Commissioner’s Office Anonymisation Code of
Practice at
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Kind Regards

 

Marie Stone

Information Assurance Coordinator

 

IT Services | University of Derby

Kedleston Road | Derby | DE22 1GB

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