Mental health and wellbeing services

Our wellbeing services are free and open to all undergraduate, postgraduate taught and postgraduate research students.

Student Wellbeing

The Student Wellbeing Service offers help and guidance if you are experiencing challenges, or want some extra support. Advisers will listen and help plan and problem-solve with you.

They will also connect you with specialist services if you need specific support. 

Request wellbeing support

Student Counselling

Student Counselling offers short-term individual counselling with experienced counsellors.

They also offer therapeutic groups where you can discuss your issues with peers, led by a trained counsellor. These include:

  • bereavement group
  • cognitive behavioural group
  • Mandarin speaking group
  • postgrad support
  • trans group
  • women's group.

You cannot book directly. When you request support from student wellbeing, they will connect you to the best support or service. 

Disability Services

Disability Services support students with a range of disabilities, learning difficulties and other health and mental health conditions. Find out which students are supported.

Mental health advisory service

The team work with students who have been referred with complex mental health difficulties.

If you are referred, a mental health advisor will create a care plan for you which will focus on your strengths and help you find the right support at University and in the wider community.

Residential Life

Residential Life offers a support network for students living in university accommodation.

Each village has a Residential Life team of full-time trained support staff. They are there to give you expert help, support and advice 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

The team includes chief and senior residents who live in the residences. They provide approachable and familiar faces and will listen to you and offer support for whatever concerns or worries you have. 

Find the contact details for the support centre in your village: North, West and East Residential Support Centres

Sexual Violence Liaison Officers

Our team of male and female Sexual Violence Liaison Officers (SVLOs) are specially trained to support any students who have experienced any form of sexual violence.

Find out more about the support the SVLOs can offer.

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