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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.
If you're a BACP member, you can get free access to the online version of the journal and the archive.
If you're not a BACP member, you can subscribe to the journal by clicking on the log in to purchase link at the top of the page. You'll receive a printed copy and access to the online archive.
Members and subscribers can access online articles and pdfs of previous issues going back to 2011 from the University and College Counselling archive.
You can also search for articles using the articles and guidance search in the top menu bar.
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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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
Where are we going, and why? A reflection on the digitalisation of counselling in HE
Open article: Services moved online in response to lockdowns. Sarah Hinds explores the losses for clients and counsellors. University and College Counselling, March 2021
Single-session formulation: An alternative to the waiting list
Open article: As services buckle under exponential rises in demand for therapy, Peter Jenkins outlines a model of short-term intervention designed to alleviate pressures on our systems of work. University and College Counselling, November 2020