Wellbeing Spend at the University of Kent

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Dear University of Kent,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I’d like to make a request regarding information on wellbeing services.

I’d like to request information regarding:

- The total spend on staff and student wellbeing services (or the equivalent department) during the 2018/19 academic year.

- Are student mental health services funded by the total identified above? Y/N

- If not, could you please identify which departments are responsible for student mental health support?

I’d kindly request that the information is sent digitally, in a spreadsheet format; .csv or .xls file types would be ideal.

Yours faithfully,

Jamie Dixon

Foi, University of Kent

Dear Mr Dixon,

 

Thank you for your information request. We will respond within 20 working
days.

 

Kind regards

Laura

 

Laura Anthony

Information Compliance Officer

 

University of Kent

[1][University of Kent request email]

[2]www.kent.ac.uk/infocompliance/

 

 

 

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Foi, University of Kent

Dear Mr Dixon,

 

Thank you for your information request, received on 20/11/2019. Please
find our response as follows:

 

- The total spend on staff and student wellbeing services (or the
equivalent department) during the 2018/19 academic year.

 

Our total expenditure (excluding any income) in Student Support and
Wellbeing for 18/19 was £2.4m.  Student Mental Health services are
included in that department and expenditure figure.

 

- Are student mental health services funded by the total identified above?
Y/N

 

Yes, the department includes Student Wellbeing and the Counselling
Service.

 

- If not, could you please identify which departments are responsible for
student mental health support?

 

Not applicable.

 

 

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Yours sincerely

 

Laura Anthony

Information Compliance Officer

 

University of Kent

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