• Phil Packer

Special Relationship continues between The British Inspiration Trust (BRIT) and Student Minds

We are thrilled that our special relationship with Student Minds continues and hope that many university teams taking on the BRIT Challenge, between 1st February and 3rd March 2022 (University Mental Health Day), will choose Student Minds as their second charity to raise funds for, alongside BRIT.


Student Minds is the UK's student mental health charity.


They empower students and members of the university community to look after their own mental health, support others and create change.


It has been a pleasure to develop a special relationship with Student Minds over the past three years and we are sincerely grateful to their Chief Executive, Rosie Tressler OBE, for all her support, enthusiasm and energy to make this a successful relationship.

"We are delighted to continue working collaboratively with the British Inspiration Trust (BRIT) who share our passion for transforming the state of student mental health so that all in higher education can thrive.

We are thrilled that BRIT will be delivering their annual BRIT Challenge, an event promoting inclusion, teamwork and wellbeing, as a feelgood February fundraiser for every university, college and Students’ Union to take part in. Student Minds is the UK’s student mental health charity and we would be honoured to be chosen by universities, taking part in the BRIT Challenge, as their second charity to raise funds for, alongside BRIT. Please visit our website to see how we empower students and members of the university community to look after their own mental health, support others and create change; https://www.studentminds.org.uk."


Rosie Tressler OBE

Chief Executive

Student Minds

Rosie Tressler OBE, Chief Executive, Student Minds

Student Minds works with students, service users, professionals and academics to develop new and innovative ways to improve the mental health of students.


They empower students and members of the university community to develop the knowledge, confidence and skills to look after their own mental health, support others, and create change, so that all in higher education can thrive.


Key to their approach is ensuring that young people have agency, whilst empowering the community around them to have the health literacy and tools to respond. Student Minds want to ensure students have access to timely, youth-friendly support and resources. They’re focused on prevention, ensuring that more young people learn how to build their own wellbeing toolkit.


Student Minds train students and staff in universities across the UK to deliver student-led peer support programmes as well as research-driven campaigns and workshops. By working collaboratively across sectors, they share best practice and ensure that the student voice influences decisions about student mental health.

For more information on Student Minds, please visit their website.