Of respondents to the CUSU Big Cambridge Survey 2015, 84.05% of the 46 students who said that they had accessed support from their tutors reported that it was excellent. Students at Lucy Cavendish can easily access policy on harassment and there is Fitness to Study policy. The Students’ Union Advice Service website is linked to clearly from their College website. They do have access to a College Nurse who provides mental health support. The College will be piloting a counselling iniative from October 2016. Student-facing staff receive training in Mental Health Awareness and Equality and Diversity whilst College Porters do not receive unconscious bias training.
Students who do not receive government grants can still get financial support from the college.
We were not given information on whether support is given to help intermitting students returning to University.