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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Disability, Mental Health and Wellbeing drop-in session closures

Please note the SSW drop-in will be closed on the following dates:

  • Wednesday 21 August
  • Friday 30 August

Find out more about drop-in sessions and appointments, including times and location.

Mental health and wellbeing

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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.

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.

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.

Suicide prevention and support

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If you are feeling suicidal or are aware of someone who may be feeling suicidal, here is some guidance on how to navigate this difficult time.

External support


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.

Health care

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Your doctor is a vitally important source of support. Information on how to register, plus vaccinations and more.

Exam Success Guide

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Exams can be stressful, but our tips and advice can help you perform to the best of your ability on the day.

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.

    Strategic initiatives

    SSW Strategy

    Find out about the Student Health and Wellbeing Strategy and Community of Practice.

    Meet the SSW team

    SSW Team

    Our team are here to help you. Find out who they are here.

    Information for parents of UCL students

    Information for parents

    Find out more about how you can help your child settle in to university life.