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Black students ‘being failed’ by universities on mental health

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The gap in continuation rates is widest for black students with a mental health condition

Black students with mental health conditions “are being failed throughout the student cycle”, the Office for Students has warned.

In a briefing paper on students’ mental health, the regulator revealed that 90 per cent of all students who began courses in 2016-17 continued to their second year, while 87 per cent of students with a mental health condition did the same.

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