How to create a happy campus

Advice from all corners of higher education on how to make your university a better place to work and study

How to make a happy campus

They say that happiness is subjective, but after two years of teaching on Zoom, mandatory lock downs and isolation from the campus community, academics and university staff could be forgiven for wanting a little more of it in their lives. While the pandemic has pushed staff and student mental health and wellness higher up the agenda, most who work in the sector would attest that there is still a great deal to be done. From much-needed adjustments to research culture to the latest thinking around student welfare, this collection brings together practical tips and advice on how universities can create a more harmonious and enjoyable atmosphere on campus and online.

From struggle to strength: positive psychological growth through teaching and assessment

Kathleen Chim and Benjamin Chan offer practical advice on creating meaningful pedagogies, assignments and assessments that promote positive psychological growth in challenging times

Kathleen Chim, Benjamin Tak Yuen Chan

Hong Kong Metropolitan University

Mental health is becoming an increasingly important issue for higher education and universities
Wellness is a larger part of higher education now than ever before but there is more to do