University and College Counselling includes sector-specific articles, research, divisional updates and news, all aimed at supporting and disseminating best practice. It keeps readers up to date and informed on developments within the sector and enhances networking.


University and College Counselling is published in March, May, September and November.

If you're a member of BACP Universities and Colleges (UC) division, you'll receive a printed copy of the journal and access to the online archive as part of your divisional membership fee.

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Previous issues

Members and subscribers can access online articles and pdfs of previous issues going back to 2011 from the University and College Counselling archive.

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David Mair

If you would like to submit an article for University and College Counselling, please contact the editor, David Mair, at

Articles should not normally exceed 2,500 words, inclusive of references, but submissions of up to 3,500 words may be accepted. Please see our Author's guidelines.

David Mair, Editor, University and College Counselling


University and College Counselling is read by counsellors and psychotherapists working in further and higher education, as well as academic staff, supervisors and trainers.

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