Our Health and Wellbeing Strategy


Our Health and Wellbeing strategy sets out the approach that the university, in partnership with the Greenwich Students' Union, takes towards supporting and improving the health and wellbeing of our staff and students.

It is based on eight principles, which you can see in this short video:

You can see more details, including our vision for staff and students to talk openly about how they are feeling and share their vulnerabilities because they know it is safe to do so, in our Health and Wellbeing Strategy document.

We recognise that there are different levels of understanding of what constitutes physical health, mental health and broader wellbeing. The New Economics Foundation Measuring Wellbeing: A guide for practitioners, (2012) defined 'Wellbeing' as:

Wellbeing can be understood as how people feel and how they function, both on a personal and a social level, and how they evaluate their lives as a whole.

You can find more information about wellbeing at Greenwich in our Wellbeing hub.