The University of Mainz General Students’ Committee have provided a financial support service to students in crisis for the past 15 years. This includes grants and scholarships, financial counselling and free legal advice.
This national project initiated by the National Union of University Students in Finland is based on the rationale that improving study ability impacts positively on employment outcomes and well-being. Student representatives and academic staff have been supported to run workshops on study ability.
The Students Parliament of the Republic of Poland initiated a campaign ‘Better Studies’ in June 2014 to influence the revision of Polish HE law. The proposed reforms are on the linking of the curricula and learning outcomes to the student – HEI contract and improving scholarships to address equity, particularly for students with disabilities.