Make the Most of UCL Support and Advice Services

UCL Student Support and Wellbeing (SSW), provides our students with a wide range of support and advice so you truly thrive during your studies.

Monday 5 October - Friday 9 October 2020

We understand that being a student can be challenging and that you may need extra support from time to time. That's why, here at UCL, we offer our students a wide set of support services ranging from disability and mental health support to financial assistance. 

During this week, you got to witness first-hand the wide range of UCL Support and Advice Services on offer to you here at UCL. Feeling supported will help you to Make the Most of UCL.

Recordings from this week

Introduction to Support and Advice Services

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A must-watch video featuring staff discussing the various support services that are available to you during your time at UCL.  

'Looking After Yourself' workshop

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We explore the challenges to health and wellbeing at university, the 'Five Ways to Wellbeing', strategies for maintaining positive wellbeing and the support available to you. 

Mental Health First Aid session - 'The Stress Container'

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Our wellbeing workshop looks at what can make us mentally/physically unwell and how we can develop our resilience and avoid illness by looking after our wellbeing.  

Financial Wellbeing at UCL 

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It is just as important to take care of your money while at university as taking care of your mind and body. In this session we talk about the three key steps to achieving financial wellbeing. 

Safety and Security at UCL  

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Sophie Bimson, UCL’s dedicated Crime Prevention and Personal Safety Advisor, speaks about some common crime related issues reported at UCL.  

Faith Support at UCL  

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While we are a secular institution, we are committed to providing an inclusive learning and working environment where students and staff of all religions, and none, can thrive. 

Introduction to Ridgmount Practice: Accessing Health Care 

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This session introduces Ridgmount Practice, our partner GP surgery. Find out how to register and the services they offer in this session.  

iCope: Confidential Support for Mental Health and Wellbeing 

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iCope is a free and confidential service supporting you to talk through any challenges around stress, anxiety, depression or insomnia. Find out about their services. 

Beat the Virtual Queues: Download and Print Your Own Letters from Portico 

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Need a proof of student status, a bank letter or a statement of award letter urgently? We show you how to download these from Portico. 

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