GALDSU's 2013-2014 Mental Health Report displays results from a survey designed to measure the health and well-being of graduate students at the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design. The survey, conducted in December 2013, was developed in collaboration with a doctoral candidate from the Department of Psychology at the University of Toronto.





The Report in the Media

When GALDSU's Mental Health Report was released to the student body in mid March of 2014, it struck a chord with the global architecture community and received significant media attention. The following are articles covering the Mental Health Report which have come to GALDSU's attention.


2 September 2014

Interview: Behind the Scenes of the University of Toronto’s Mental Health Report

ArchDaily prints a follow-up report to their original article, including an interview with GALDSU President and Mental Health Initiative spearheader Joel Leon and GALDSU Vice-President Elise Hunchuck.


18 June 2014

Much Ado About Studio Culture Pt. 1: Toronto's students are restless

ArchiteXX publishes a follow-up article written by GALDSU, explaining the initial reasons for the report as well as reflections on the reactions following its release.


21 April 2014

Mental Health in Architecture School: Can the Culture Change?

ArchDaily prints their first story covering GALDSU's Mental Health Report. The article becomes one of the most popular articles of all time on ArchDaily, becoming an Editor's Choice and inviting a follow-up interview and article over the summer.


31 March 2014

Fifty per cent of architecture students have considered quitting the program, says report

The Varsity


29 March 2014

Accountability is the Future

ArchiteXX


24 March 2014

Mental Health Survey at University of Toronto's Faculty of Architecture Reveals Worrisome Results

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