Additional sources of support for PhD students

PhD students can access additional sources of support at UCL through Workplace Health and our Employee Assistance Programme.

UCL Workplace Health 

The resources available through UCL Workplace Health are designed to support staff, PhD students and professionally regulated students.

UCL Workplace Health offer advice on confidentiality statements, crisis support and directs you to our Report and Support service. You can learn more about referrals to Workplace Health, EAP numbers and reasonable adjustments.

Support available through Workplace Health:

  • Healthy mind
  • Healthy body
  • Healthy work
  • Connect with colleagues
  • Campaigns and events
  • Learning
  • Embedding wellbeing in your team/department
  • Professionally regulated students
  • Find support.

Employee Assistance Programme

PhD students at UCL can access our Employee Assistance Programme for confidential mental health, personal and work-related support.

You can gain confidential, 24/7 mental health support in seconds over the phone. From nutrition and exercise to finance and sleep, the programme provides a variety of holistic wellbeing support.

Guidance offered by the Employee Assistance Programme:

  • 24/7 support via the phone line
  • Speak to a qualified adviser / counseller
  • Wellbeing learning
  • Discounts and rewards
  • Digital gym
  • Wellbeing series and podcasts
  • Guided meditation.