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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

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.

Learning difficulties, disabilities and long-term health conditions

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

Therapeutic support and counselling

Student Psychological 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 local doctor

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.

Serious concerns about a student

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.

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.

Information for specific groups

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

Look after yourself

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