Teaching & Learning


Suicide awareness: an introduction 12 Feb

12 February 2020, 3:00 pm–3:30 pm

UCL Arena event image for academic support. A picture of a student talking to a tutor

Learn about basic suicide awareness in this workshop delivered by charity, Papyrus, in collaboration with Olly's Future and UCL Occupational Health and Wellbeing.

Event Information

Open to

UCL staff




UCL Arena Centre


Workplace Health, 1st Floor
123 Grays Inn Road
United Kingdom

Wednesday 12 February 15:00 - 15:30

UCL Arena and UCL Occupational Health and Wellbeing are working with Papyrus and Olly's Future to deliver this session, which is open to all staff at UCL involved in supporting students.

The session will explore suicide in young people and discuss best practice to create a safer UCL for staff and students.  

This introductory session will provide key information to create a safer UCL for staff and students. Following this session you will feel equipped to talk openly about suicide and provide you with appropriate support and help.  

After attending this session you will

  • understand the facts around suicide 
  • know the best practice approach to suicide, and;
  • know where to refer students and what pathways are available to students who are experiencing suicidal thoughts 

Who should attend

You should attend if you are a member of UCL staff who has any contact with students.

Personal Tutors will find this session particularly useful.