Post Tagged with: "mental health"

#veggiepledge nearly made me relapse

#veggiepledge nearly made me relapse

29th November 2016

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This is not the first time I have written about being an Eating Disorder survivor, and I am continually open about my experiences of it,… Read More ›

Are exam results really more important than student welfare?

Are exam results really more important than student welfare?

18th February 2016

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The University of Oxford is failing in its duty of care. This is an institution that embodies ‘Britishness’ like perhaps no other, with its quaint… Read More ›

Coming up and feeling down: your complete guide to Oxford welfare

Coming up and feeling down: your complete guide to Oxford welfare

5th October 2015

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Dear freshlings… You’ve probably heard some interesting things about welfare in Oxford. Everyone here is fucked-up to hell, everyone here has the time of their… Read More ›

The people on the end of the phone: interviewing Oxford Nightline

The people on the end of the phone: interviewing Oxford Nightline

24th January 2015

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Most people know very little about Nightline, apart from seeing it around occasionally. VERSA decided to find out more about this mysterious organisation, to which Stephen Fry recently gave… Read More ›

Our attitude to mental health is fucked up and wrong

Our attitude to mental health is fucked up and wrong

23rd November 2014

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Having been diagnosed with a plethora of “mental health” issues, a Catherine Almond* argues that perceiving mental health as an “illness” is actively damaging to those most in need.

Students speak out about the horrors of rustication

Students speak out about the horrors of rustication

17th November 2014

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Two students tell Versa how senior staff ran rough-shod over confidentiality, banned them from college premises, and failed to give them the support they needed.