Of respondents to the CUSU Big Cambridge Survey 2015, 85.93% of the 78 students who said that they had accessed support from their tutors reported that it was excellent. Students at Girton can easily access policies on harassment procedure and they follow the Universities Fitness to Study policy. The Students’ Union Advice Service website is clearly linked from their College website. They do have access to a college nurse who also provides mental health support alongside a counsellor. Student-facing staff do not currently have access to training in Mental Health Awareness although this is currently under review although College Porters do receive unconscious bias training.
Students who do not receive government grants can still receive financial support from the college.
Students returning to their studies after intermitting are given access to extra support from their Tutor on a case by case basis.