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About University and College Counselling journal
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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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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If you would like to submit an article for University and College Counselling, please contact the editor, Rick Hughes, at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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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A difficult tightrope to walk: Experiences of working with suicidality in higher education
Open article: With increasing concerns about suicide in the student population, research by Dr Sonia Kalsi asks therapists what it’s really like to work with this vulnerable client group in a university setting. University and College Counselling, November 2021
I-gen: how context drives mental health
Open article: Each generation needs to confront the issues of their era. Turkan Dogan explores the challenges faced by the I-Gen, the Internet Generation. University and College Counselling, September 2021
Reflections on student counselling in China
Open article: Patti Wallace, supported by Chungpin Huang, reflects on the influence of culture and context that can determine engagement with counselling services by students at a university in China. University and College Counselling, May 2021