Mental health and wellbeing

There is always help available to you throughout your time with us at UCL. Our professional staff can provide you with advice and support on a wide range of issues to make sure you get the most out of student life.

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Move to the new Student Centre

Please note that the Disability, Mental Health and Wellbeing team will shortly be moving to the Student Enquiries Centre on Level 1 of the new Student Centre building.

This will take place in the week before the building's opening on Monday 18 February 2019.

The new Student Centre can be found at the following address, next to UCL's Bloomsbury Theatre: 27-28 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0AH

Drop-in sessions details are as follows:

  • Monday 11 February to Wednesday 13 February - drop-in takes place on level 3 of the IOE as normal
  • Thursday 14 February to Friday 15 February - drop-in takes place at 4 Taviton Street
  • Week commencing 18 February - drop-in takes place on Level 1 of the new Student Centre
  • Week commencing 18 February - the Disability, Mental Health and Wellbeing team will now be located to the right of the main Student Enquiries Centre.

New timings are as follows, starting from 18 February:

  • Monday - 2pm to 4pm
  • Tuesday - 10am to 12pm
  • Wednesday - 2pm to 4pm
  • Thursday - 10am to 12pm
  • Friday - 10am to 12pm

Find out more about the new Student Centre


Drop-in sessions and longer appointments


If you're having problems that are impacting on your studies we can help you work through them.

Contact Student Support and Wellbeing

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Find who we are and what services we offer so that you can get the support that works best for you, when and where you need it.

Evening and weekend support

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We work in partnership with Care First to provide out of hours counselling support by telephone or online using instant messaging.

Positive app

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We have worked with Positive to provide you with an app to support your wellbeing.

    Interrupting your studies

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    Find out what to do if you are thinking about interrupting your studies for health or wellbeing reasons.

    '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.

    Know Before You Go


    Developed by Student Minds, this useful guide helps new students adjust to the challenges of university life while looking after their wellbeing. Topics include identity, independent living, relationships, education, and mental and sexual health.