Impact of Student Wellness on Academic Performance with Mediating Role of Learning Environment

  • Raja Irfan Sabir University of Central Punjab, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Muhammad Bilal Majid Department of Business & Management, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Terengganu, Malaysia.
  • Khansa Masood School of Professional Development, University of Management and Technology, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Keywords: Academic Performance, Student Wellness, Learning Environment, University Students, Educational Productivity.


The main objective of this study was to investigate the impact of student wellness on academic performance mediated by the learning environment. This research has been conducted in the universities of Sahiwal region and 678 questionnaires were distributed. 650 valid responses were returned backed to the researchers and the response rate was 96%. Theory of Wellness and Theory of Educational Productivity has been used in this study to answer the research questions. A quantitative research approach has been used and data were collected through a questionnaire survey with adapted research tools. The findings of this study showed that student wellness and learning environment have a significant impact on student academic performance. This study found that the learning environment mediated the relationship between student wellness and student academic performance. The practical implication of this study is for universities/educational institutions to make policies, which are best at a national level to determine student wellness with regards to student academic performance in Pakistan as well as less developed countries. The originality of this study is that this study is one of the rare studies that investigate the impact of student wellness on academic performance with the mediating role of the learning environment. This research caters to the problems faced by students, by providing experts or institutions with the right direction for creating a conducive environment for students’ experiences, wellness, positive learning, and long-life success.