Whole university approach

Journal Paper: Healthy universities: an example of a whole-system health-promoting setting (Newton, Dooris, Wills)

25th May 2016

The health-promoting settings approach is well established in health promotion, with organisational settings being understood as complex systems able to support human wellbeing and flourishing. Despite the reach and evident importance of higher education as a sector, ‘healthy universities’ has not received high-level international leadership comparable to many other settings programmes. This study explores how the concept of a healthy university is operationalised in two case study universities.