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Meet the Student Support and Wellbeing team

Student Support and Wellbeing is made up of a diverse group of experienced staff dedicated to supporting students throughout their time at UCL.

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Directorship 

Denise Long
Lina Kamenova
Darius

Denise Long

Director of Student Support and Wellbeing

Lina Kamenova

Deputy Director of Student Support and Wellbeing

Darius Gadeikis

Executive Administrator

Disability, Mental Health and Wellbeing Support team


  • Delivers non-therapeutic face-to-face support and advice, enabling students to thrive, through drop-ins and appointments.
  • Oversees implementation of reasonable adjustments, including mental health mentoring and study skills tutoring for students with specific learning difficulties.
  • Manages return to study and student of concern processes.

Natalie

Chilima

Mike

Natalie Humphrey

Head of Student Support and Wellbeing

(Disability, Mental Health and Wellbeing)

Chilima Sianyeuka

Student Support and Wellbeing Manager

(Mental Health and Wellbeing)

Mike Chung

Student Support and Wellbeing Manager

(Disability Support)

Caroline
Matt
Sandra

Caroline Brown

Mental Health Coordinator

Matt Findlay

Mental Health Coordinator

Sandra Christian 

Mental Health Coordinator

Jacqueline
Carmen
Chloe

Jacqueline Mallon

Mental Health Coordinator

Carmen Straker

Mental Health Coordinator

Chloe DaCosta

Mental Health Coordinator

Kleo
Nina
Chantelle

Kleo Kourmpi

Student Support and Wellbeing Adviser

Nina Appleby

Student Support and Wellbeing Adviser

 

Chantelle Clarke

Disability Adviser

 

 

Lina Ahmed
Louise Grimmett
Lucy

Lina Ahmed

Disability Adviser

 

Louise Grimmett

Disability Adviser

(Specific Learning Difficulties)

Lucy Balaam

Disability Adviser

(Autism Spectrum)

 

Sian
Tim
Jo

Sian Nash

Disability Adviser

Tim Pearce

Disability Adviser

(Specific Learning Difficulties)

Jo Smith

Specific Learning Difficulties Tutor

Hannah
anna
Charlotte Vaughan

Hannah Tracey

Specific Learning Difficulties Study Skills Tutor

Anna Batcheler 

Mental Health Mentor

Charlotte Vaughan

Mental Health Mentor

Emily

nadia

Sue

Emily Smith 

Mental Health Mentor

Nadia Drews

Mental Health Mentor

Sue Beecroft

Mental Health Mentor

   
Joanna
  

Joanna Hooper 

Disability Administrator

  

Student Psychological and Counselling Services (SPCS) team

•    Delivers therapeutic support through counselling, cognitive behavioural therapy, psychiatric consultation and group workshops. 

Meet the SPCS team 


Faith Support

  • Phone: +44 (0)20 3108 8942
  • Email: uczreb5@ucl.ac.uk
  • Office: Floor B2, Student Centre, 27-28 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0AW 

  • Delivers pastoral support and advice around religious or faith concerns.

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Lizzie Baughen 

UCL Chaplain and Interfaith Adviser (maternity cover)

 

 

Study Abroad and International Student Support team 


  • Manages outgoing international student mobility for undergraduates, including through Erasmus.
  • Manages short-term international student mobility opportunities.
  • Supports UCL students while studying abroad.
  • Supports incoming international students adjust to life in the UK.

Adriana
Clare
Diana

Adriana Costescu

Study Abroad Manager

Clare Herbert

Undergraduate Mobility Coordinator

Diana Baciuc

Study Abroad Adviser

Owain

Laura

Frankie

Owain Evans

Global Experience Coordinator

Laura Smith

Student Mobility Coordinator

Frankie Gall

Erasmus+ Coordinator

Charlotte Odell
Giovanna
Chris

Charlotte Odell

Exchanges Coordinator

Giovanna Amorosi

Student Support and Events Coordinator

Chris Bromley

International Student Adviser

Student Enquiries Centre team


  • Delivers face-to-face administrative and enquiry support out of the Student Enquiries Centre.
  • Manages the Student Information Desk (SID) enquiries system.

Kate
Maria
Finola

Kate Jones

Student Support and Wellbeing Manager

(Student Centre and Enquiries)

Maria Negoita

Student Centre Coordinator

Finola Gibson

Student Centre Coordinator

 

Bryte
Angela
Stuart

Bryte Amponsah

Student Centre Coordinator (Student Enquiries)

Angela Tran

Student Centre Coordinator (SSP Project)

Stuart Andrews

Student Centre Officer

   
Christiana
Kerry
Louise Bone

Christiana Adewale

Student Centre Officer

Kerry Bivand

Student Centre Officer

Louise Bone

Student Centre Officer

Mohamed
  

Mohamed Omar

Student Centre Officer

 

 

Development, Communications and Projects team


  • Manages SSW’s online information and resources.
  • Promotes awareness of SSW’s support services and healthy lifestyles.
  • Manages partnerships with external organisations.
  • Delivers continuous improvement projects.
  • Leads enhanced coordination of student inductions across UCL.
  • Leads support in halls of residence through Wardens and Student Residence Advisers (SRAs).
  • Responds to crisis situations.

Mitesh
Wes
Ayesha

Mitesh Vagadia

Head of Student Support and Wellbeing

(Development, Communications and Projects)

Wes Durdle

Student Support and Wellbeing Manager

(Communications and Projects)

Ayesha Khan

Student Support and Wellbeing Adviser

(Communications and Projects)

Adam
Emma
 

Adam Vidler

Student Support and Wellbeing Adviser

(Communications and Projects)

Emma Hughes

Student Projects and Events Coordinator

(Communications and Projects)