The Healthy Campus Framework launched to guide 3rd level institutions

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly TD and Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris TD jointly launched Healthy Ireland’s National Healthy Campus Framework today which will help higher education institutions across Ireland to embed health and wellbeing into campus life for staff and students. The Framework will be supported with seed funding for each of the institutions that commit to implementing the Healthy Campus Charter and funding of a national co-ordinator for 3 years.

Minister Donnelly said: “My department is delighted to be working with our colleagues in the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science to progress the health and well being agenda across all Higher Education Institutions.

Minister Harris said: “This is a huge opportunity for our institutions to embrace the Healthy Campus Framework, taking a positive and proactive approach to supporting the health and wellbeing of all staff and students and building resilience in our campus and local communities

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