Once a month the SU should hold an animal therapy session, dogs, cats etc.

Vote Breakdown: 

Strongly Agree: 12

Agree: 3

Neutral: 0

Disagree: 0

Strongly Disagree: 0

Extra Information: Mental health services as scarce as students and many students suffer with mental health issues whilst at university. It has been proven that animal therapy reduces blood pressure, heart rate and stress levels. It would provide valuable destressing for many students that otherwise cannot access mental health services.

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  • This idea opened on 11 April 2022 and closed for voting on 23 May 2022.
  • This Idea will not be taken forward at this time. It can be resubmitted in 3 months’ time.

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Lindsay Eastwell
5:42pm on 11 Apr 22 My friends uni does this and the positive impact it has on someone's mental health is incredible, I know I would definitely benefit from it. Hope it passes !
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