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Policies and protocols: health and wellbeing

Find out more about the UCL policies, protocols and guidance relating to the health and wellbeing of students on campus.

Student Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2019-2021

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Find out more about our Student Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2019-2021, which outlines UCL’s vision for an inclusive, caring and supportive community. 

Student Support and Wellbeing protocol for supporting students who may be feeling suicidal

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This protocol outlines the actions to be taken by the Student Support and Wellbeing (SSW) services to support students who may be feeling suicidal.

Student Support and Wellbeing protocol for responding to a student death by suicide

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This protocol outlines the actions to be taken by the Student Support and Wellbeing (SSW) services and other relevant parties in the event of a student death by suicide.

Student Support and Wellbeing protocol in the event of a student death

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This protocol outlines the actions to be taken by the Student Support and Wellbeing (SSW) services and other relevant parties in the event of a student death.

Student mental health policy

Link to student mental health policy

This policy supports students who experience persistent emotional or psychological difficulties that affect their ability to participate fully in higher education.

Managing cases of meningitis

Link to managing cases of meningitis

This policy explains the procedure for managing reported outbreaks of meningitis at UCL and what actions will be taken to protect the UCL community. 

Infectious disease control in the student population

Link to infectious disease control

This policy explains the procedure for managing reported outbreaks of infectious diseases at UCL.

Medical evidence: guidance

Link to medical evidence guidance

If you have a disability or medical condition and need extra support or adjustments to your teaching, living or assessments there is a standard format for the evidence you need to provide.

Safeguarding children and adults at risk policy and procedure

Link to safeguarding policy

This policy provides guidance to all UCL staff and students on the expected standards of behaviour when working with children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Substance use and misuse

Link to policy on substance use and misuse

This policy outlines UCL's position on the handling and use of drugs on UCL premises, including alcohol and 'study drugs'.