Of respondents to the CUSU Big Cambridge Survey 2015, 74.85% of the 44 students who said that they had accessed support from their tutors reported that it was excellent. Students at Sidney Sussex can easily access policy on harassment and there is a Fitness to Study policy. The Students’ Union Advice Service website is not linked to clearly from their College website. They do have access to a College Nurse who provides mental health support alongside a counsellor. Student-facing staff receive training in Mental Health Awareness and College Porters do not receive unconscious bias training.
Students who do not receive government grants can still get financial support from the college.
We have not been told about their practices around intermission, but they do have an intermission policy in line with the University’s.