Counselling for students

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Dear University of Dundee,

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

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Dear Ms Miller,

I provided the data below in response to another request recently. Is this the information you require?

Students attending an initial Counselling assessment:

2016/17 – 589 (to 22 March 2017)
2015/16 – 689
2014/15 – 686

Please let me know if I can be of further help.

Kind regards,

Alan

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Dear University of Dundee,

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

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Dear Ms Miller,

Colleagues also provide additional data on the most common presentations to Counselling Services:

16/17
Low mood/depression- 246
Stress/anxiety - 162
Academic Issues - 97
Relationships - 51
Loss - 48
Identity/Self Esteem - 47

15/16
Low mood/depression - 141
Stress/anxiety - 178
Academic Issues - 69
Relationships - 41
Loss - 40
Identity/Self Esteem - 45

14/15
Low mood/depression - 127
Stress/anxiety - 205
Academic Issues - 81
Relationships - 46
Loss - 45
Identity/Self Esteem - 41

Kind regards,

Alan

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Alan Bell
Head of Information Governance
Culture & Information
University of Dundee
Dundee DD1 4HN

t: 01382 384441
http://www.dundee.ac.uk/cultureandinform...

This email is not legal advice and should not be
considered in that way.

Should you wish to appeal any decision concerning
the release of information by the University please
respond to [University of Dundee request email].
The University will then review your appeal according
to the procedures at http://www.dundee.ac.uk/recordsmanagemen...

If you are unhappy with the outcome of that review please forward your appeal to the Scottish Information Commissioner, Kinburn Castle, Doubledykes Rd, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9DS (www.itspublicknowledge.info/Appeal).

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Dear Ms Miller,

I provided the data below in response to another request recently. Is this the information you require?

Students attending an initial Counselling assessment:

2016/17 – 589 (to 22 March 2017)
2015/16 – 689
2014/15 – 686

Please let me know if I can be of further help.

Kind regards,

Alan

--
Alan Bell
Head of Information Governance
Culture & Information
University of Dundee
Dundee DD1 4HN

t: 01382 384441
http://www.dundee.ac.uk/cultureandinform...

This email is not legal advice and should not be
considered in that way.

Should you wish to appeal any decision concerning
the release of information by the University please
respond to [University of Dundee request email].
The University will then review your appeal according
to the procedures at http://www.dundee.ac.uk/recordsmanagemen...

If you are unhappy with the outcome of that review please forward your appeal to the Scottish Information Commissioner, Kinburn Castle, Doubledykes Rd, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9DS (www.itspublicknowledge.info/Appeal).

If you remain dissatisfied following an appeal to the Commissioner your recourse is to the Court of Session on a point of law.

On 08/11/2017, 19:45, "Claire Miller" <[FOI #444765 email]> wrote:

Dear University of Dundee,

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

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Hi

Thank you for your response. Do you know when the figures to the end of the 2016/17 academic year will be available?

Thanks
Claire

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Kind regards,

Alan Bell

Head of Information Governance

University of Dundee

Dundee DD1 4HN

The University of Dundee is a registered Scottish Charity, No: SC015096

FreedomOfInformation, University of Dundee

Dear Claire,

 

Thank you for your message. Please find an update below.

 

Kind regards,

 

Alan

 

 

Students attending an initial Counselling assessment:

2016/17 – 798

2015/16 – 689

2014/15 – 686

 

 

 

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Alan Bell

Head of Information Governance

Culture & Information

University of Dundee

Dundee DD1 4HN

 

t: 01382 384441

[1]http://www.dundee.ac.uk/cultureandinform...

 

This email is not legal advice and should not be

considered in that way.

 

Should you wish to appeal any decision concerning

the release of information by the University please

respond to [2][University of Dundee request email].

The University will then review your appeal according

to the procedures at

[3]http://www.dundee.ac.uk/recordsmanagemen...

 

If you are unhappy with the outcome of that review please forward your
appeal to the Scottish Information Commissioner, Kinburn Castle,
Doubledykes Rd, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9DS
(www.itspublicknowledge.info/Appeal).

 

If you remain dissatisfied following an appeal to the Commissioner your
recourse is to the Court of Session on a point of law.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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