Student Support and Wellbeing

Our 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.

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Wellbeing and mental health

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Information and advice on managing any personal or mental health difficulties impacting on your ability to study; reasonable adjustments and interruption of study; domestic and/or sexual violence support and referrals.

Disability support

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Dedicated support and reasonable adjustments for students with specific learning difficulties, visual and hearing impairments, mobility difficulties and long-term health conditions.

Psychological counselling

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Student Psychological and Counselling Services provide short-term counselling, cognitive behavioural therapy, psychiatric support and psycho-educational groups to help you deal with a range of personal, emotional and psychological concerns.

Register with a doctor

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Your GP is the first point of contact for any issues related to your physical and mental health. They can help access the correct medical care when you need it. GPs also offer urgent help when this is needed.


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Students are more at risk of certain illnesses than the general population, so it's important that you get the relevant vaccinations.

Crisis support


If you or anyone else is in is in immediate danger of hurting themselves or others, support is available at the nearest A&E department and on 999. UCL does not provide crisis support.

Serious concerns about a student

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If you are concerned about the wellbeing or safety of a student, please contact Student Support and Wellbeing. We can discuss your concerns with you and, if appropriate, contact the student to offer support.

Students' Union UCL and other organisations


The Students’ Union UCL and other external organisations offer a range of opportunities and services to help you look after your health and wellbeing.

Specialist information and support

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Information and advice for LGBT+ students, students affected by sexual violation, students transitioning gender, mature students, student parents, care leavers and estranged students. Religion and faith information and support.

Look after yourself

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A range of self-help resources, including useful apps, articles and e-books on a number of wellbeing topics.

SSW blog

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Weekly articles from staff and students on all things health, studies and wellbeing.

'Here to Support You' guide

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View and download the 'Here to Support You' guide to UCL Student Support and Wellbeing services.