First MHFA training day a success!

First MHFA training day a success!

On 16th May, the first of our 7 Mental Health First Aid in Higher Education training days took place in Truro. 12 of our learning support consultants across all NMH roles attended the session run by Louise Ansell of Sky Bounders. We received excellent feedback from...
NMH Association feedback to DfE

NMH Association feedback to DfE

In January 2019, Chris Skidmore, Universities Minister, released a statement following the conclusion of DfE research, praising the support that the DSA provides to disabled students, stating that more than half of students who receive the DSA said they would not have...
University Mental Health Day 2019

University Mental Health Day 2019

Amano Donate to Student Minds! To kick off our All of Us campaign, we will be making a £500 donation this University Mental Health Day to organisers and our chosen charity of the year, Student Minds. Student Minds do invaluable work to help bring about change and...
Does DSA work?- The Report

Does DSA work?- The Report

Given the recent changes to DSAs funding and provision, the Department for Education (DfE) recently commissioned IFF Research to evaluate the appropriateness of the current DSA model. The main aim of the study was to assess the extent to which DSAs are meeting their...
Call to improve support for disabled students

Call to improve support for disabled students

More students with a disability are going to university than ever before, but we need greater progress to level the playing field. Chris Skidmore, Universities Minister, wants universities to do as much as they can to support this underrepresented group. Read the full...
Stand-out Amano Consultants!

Stand-out Amano Consultants!

SPELL Framework Autism Training 27th November 2018 We are delighted to have received some excellent feedback from Susan Kimber of the National Autistic Society following a training session held in November 2018: I would like to pass on my thoughts about the recent...