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Student Support and Wellbeing

Our team of expert wellbeing, disability and mental health staff 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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Support offer in 2020/21

Types of support provided by Student Psychological Services
You still have access to a full range of support. Read about everything available to you in 2020/21.

Students in self-isolation

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Find out what you need to do if you have to self-isolate and how we'll continue to support you.


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The new #WeAreUCL campaign celebrates the diversity and spirit of our community.

Health care


Find out about how to access health care during your studies, including important information about registering with a doctor (GP).

Mental health and wellbeing

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Information and advice on managing any mental health or wellbeing difficulties impacting your ability to study.

Disabled students

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Dedicated support and reasonable adjustments for students who are disabled or have a long-term health condition.


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Learn more about how you can look after your mind, body and those around you with our top tips, tricks and articles.

Here to Support You guide


View and download the 'Here to Support You' guide to UCL support services and those offered in our Students' Union and elsewhere.

    Staying safe

    Link to Evening and weekend support

    How to keep yourself and your belongings safe in London, how to stay safe online and who to contact in an emergency.


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    Information on reporting bullying, harassment, sexual misconduct and hate crime, and how to get support.

    Serious concerns about a student

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    If you're concerned about the wellbeing or safety of a student, please contact Student Support and Wellbeing.

    Crisis support


    If you or anyone else is experiencing a mental health crisis, support is available from the nearest A&E department or 999.

    Suicide prevention and support

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    If you're feeling suicidal or know someone else who may be, you can find comprehensive guidance here.

    External support


    Students’ Union UCL and other external organisations offer a range of services to help you look after yourself.

    Specific student groups

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    LGBTQ+ students, mature students, students with children, distance learners, care experienced students and more.


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    From blogs and videos, to guides and training courses, we provide a range of resources to help promote healthy lifestyles.

    Strategic initiatives

    SSW Strategy

    Find out how we're embedding student health and wellbeing across UCL through our strategy and community of practice.

    Your child at UCL

    Information for parents

    Find out more about how you can help your child get the most out of university life as a parent or guardian. 

    Meet the SSW team

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    Our diverse team of staff are here to help. Find out more about who they are and what they do.

    Information for staff

    Information for staff

    Information for staff on supporting disabled students, supporting new student induction and more.