SSW Your Guide to Thrive: Tea & Talk with SU Clubs and Societies

22 November 2023, 11:30 am–1:30 pm

Animated image of student and staff member talking over a table

Student Support and Wellbeing have teamed up with the UCL Student Union to offer a drop-in with our members of staff. No need to book, just turn up.

This event is free.

Event Information

Open to

UCL students




Student Support and Wellbeing


South Cloisters
Main Wilkins Building
Gower Street
United Kingdom

‘Your Guide to Thrive’ organised by Student Support and Wellbeing is a fun-packed week in Term 1 (Monday 20th - Friday 24th November 2023) designed to help you develop good self-care practices at UCL. Our talks, walks and workshops will nurture your financial and academic skills, as well as your physical and mental health. Be sure to book your spot at these events and activities!

Meet the Student Union Clubs and Societies

Missed your chance to join a SU society during Welcome? We want you to know that it's never too late to sign up.

Come to our drop-in Tea and Talk to meet officers and representatives from the Student Union Societies. Staff will be available to answer any questions you may have, offering information about the wide range of SU Clubs and Societies and how you can join them. Those joining us are: 

  • Fashion Business Society
  • Data Visualisation Society
  • Sign Language Society
  • Nordic Society
  • Hockey (Womens)
  • Salsa Society
  • Space Society
  • Asian Social Network Society
  • Alternative Proteins Society
  • Drag Society
  • UCL Communication/Public Speaking Society 
  • Dodgeball Club

Not looking to join a society? Take a break from your studies to meet your fellow students and make new friends. Teas, coffees, hot chocolates and cosy autumn vibes are on us!

Chat with the Student Support and Wellbeing team

Looking to speak to a member of staff in a relaxed environment? At Student Support and Wellbeing, we understand that unexpected events and experiences that happen outside your university life can impact your ability to study. Examples may include, but are not limited to:

  • Homesickness or loneliness
  • Sudden physical illness or ailment
  • Worries about a friend
  • Care responsibilities
  • Family illness 
  • Bereavement
  • Any other concern

At our Tea and Talk, members of our friendly and empathetic team will be available to talk through any issues that may be affecting you. SSW can signpost you to the appropriate academic, medical or personal services so that you can get the support you need. 

Find out what else is happening during Student Support and Wellbeing's 'Your Guide to Thrive' week here. Our wide range of Events and Activities throughout the academic year help you maintain your physical, emotional and mental health. Student Support and Wellbeing strive to give all UCL students the chance to try something new, make friends and develop wellbeing skills for university and beyond. We hope to see you at one of our events soon!

Build your SSW

Student Support and Wellbeing curate termly campaigns to support the three core aspects of your own SSW: Social bonding, Skills for life and Wellbeing at university. Each activity aims to develop one, two, or all three of these aspects.

Venn diagram with each circle showing Social, Wellbeing and Skills