Monday, December 3, 2012 | Categories: Episodes
Dog Therapy: How to help stressed students - Student
We started this segment with Brandy, a collie making a pre-exam visit with students at McGill University this time last year. Brandy was a Big Dog on Campus as the stressed-out students lined up for a cuddle.
Michael Kean is third-year environmental science student at Dalhousie. He suggested the animal visit during the end of the semester. He joined us from Halifax.
Dog Therapy: How to help stressed students - Principal, Queens University
Many universities are looking for ways to calm their campuses. Following a number of suicides at Queen's University in Kingston, the university's principal commissioned a report on student mental health and wellness. It contains more than one hundred recommendations.
Daniel Woolf is the principal of Queen's University. He joined us from Kingston, Ontario.
Dog Therapy: How to help stressed students - Researcher in Regional Innovation
Our next guest worries universities may become too accommodating when it comes to easing the stress for students. After all, higher education is supposed to be demanding.
This segment was produced by The Current's Jessica DeMello, Lara O'Brien and Shannon Higgins.
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