Overview

While students who attend university are adults, with varying degrees of emotional maturity, we can sometimes want to fix or take responsibility for the student – to do this is generally unhelpful and can also contribute to the student feeling more inadequate and/or less resilient. Such compassionate reactions are healthy but are best contained and considered before taking action to rescue.

Select the highlighted areas of the image below, for more ways in which you can keep yourself and the student safe.