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Figures show significant rise over five years, with more first-year and international students seeking counselling
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The number of students seeking counselling at university has rocketed by 50% in the last five years, according to figures obtained by the Guardian.
As tens of thousands of teenagers leave their family homes this week and begin to arrive on campuses for freshers’ week, research shows that university counselling services are under increasing pressure as demand grows.