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Mental Health and Wellbeing

You deserve the chance to do your best during your time with us. That's why UCL provide a wide range of support for mental health and wellbeing issues.

Student Support and Wellbeing

The Wellbeing@UCL team of expert wellbeing, disability and mental health advisers provide a safe, confidential and non-judgemental space, in which you can discuss any issues that may be affecting your ability to study. You can find contact details and services UCL offers on their website. These comprise therapeutic support and counselling, where you can register with student psychological services, wellbeing and mental healthcrisis support and many more. 

Useful links

The Students' Union, UCL website contains information about student life and campaigns at UCL, their student sabbatical officers and general and specialised events. There is also a very useful guide for UCL staff to support students' mental health and well-being.

The Rights and Advice Service can be contacted through their website.

Get support

Key UCL Contacts and Sources of Information

Wellbeing@UCL is the five-year wellbeing strategy for the whole UCL community (staff and students). The Head of Wellbeing is Karen Smith.  

Key Departmental activities that have a focus on well-being include the UCLgeoggers Running Club.