Scott Brownrigg and Galliford Try’s co-hosted roundtable on student accommodation and wellbeing was held yesterday.
The event was attended by key professionals and influencer's from across the university, welfare and design and construction industry including the following:
Fleur Priest-Stephens- Policy Lead & Programme Manager for Welfare, NUS
Julian Robinson - Director of Estates, LSE
Alan Percy - Head of Counselling, University of Oxford
Tracey Smith - MD Student Living by Sodexo
Dave Corcoran - Head of Student Support & Wellbeing, University of Chichester
Mark Dooris - Professor in Health & Sustainability, University of Central Lancashire
Mike Entwisle - Project Principal, BuroHappold Engineering
Neil Smith - Head of Inclusive Design, BuroHappold Engineering
Zulum Elumogo - General Secretary, LSE Students’ Union
Zachery Spire - Head of Research & Training, The Class of 2020
Robert Hartley - Head of Estates Strategy & Programme, University of Greenwich
Tom Martin - Residency Living Manager, Sodexo
Ilya Tabachinskiy - Commercial Development Director, The Student Hotel
Claire Jackson - Education Director, Galliford Try
David Long - Strategic Business Director,Galliford Try
Alistair Brierley - Project Director,Scott Brownrigg
Ian Pratt - Director, Scott Brownrigg
Steffan Williams - Director, Scott Brownrigg
The insightful event explored the pressures of university life and the rapid rise in mental health issues among young people. Focusing on the influence that evolving accommodation typologies and their design can have on wellbeing for students on and off campus. A number of key themes were identified.
Scott Brownrigg and Galliford Try will be publishing the key discussion points later this year – so watch this space.