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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Drop-in sessions over Christmas

The final Student Support and Wellbeing drop-in session of 2018 will be on Friday 14 December. The drop-in service will resume on Monday 7 January 2019.

Support available over Christmas

A wide range of support services will remain available to students through the Christmas closure period. You can find out more in this article.

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.