University Music Students: Mental Health and the Academic Supervisor

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This study explores music students’ perceptions of the role of the
academic supervisor in supporting students’ mental health. Data
from students at a UK university indicates complexities relating to
the supervisory role including quality and boundaries, students’
expectations and awareness of effects on supervisors of providing
support, and views on responsibility for mental health. Issues of
communication, roles, agency and departmental culture are
identified as concerns worthy of further investigation and
institutional support.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)159-200
JournalMusicology Research Journal
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 3 Jun 2019

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