We fully appreciate that this is a stressful time for students and the recent Government advice may have implications for you. The University has a range of services to help and support you through this time.
Many of our Support Services staff are now working remotely from home which means they can still provide you with advice and support via Advice Zone Online, email and telephone.
Although we can no longer offer any face-to-face appointments or consultations, we are providing alternative arrangements. Appointments can still be booked via Advice Zone Online.
Please continue to follow the updates available on our Coronavirus advice and guidance page.
All of our Support Services
can be contacted via Advice
Zone Online and queries will be responded to between the usual
opening hours of 8.30am - 4.30pm, Monday to Friday. Remember to check
your student email account; you will receive an email there when your query has
Campus Advice Zones are delivering all services online only. Telephone service is currently unavailable but will resume as soon as possible.
The Advice Zone can be contacted via Advice Zone Online and queries will be responded to between the usual opening hours.
The Counselling and Mental Health Services are supporting students via 30-minute wellbeing advice telephone and Skype appointments, which can be booked via Advice Zone Online.
Telephone and Skype appointments are available during term time, 9:30am – 3:30pm, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. You can book an appointment using Advice Zone Online.
The Disability Service is continuing to offer advice and guidance to students with disabilities via telephone appointments which can be booked through Advice Zone Online.
The University Chaplains are available to offer support to all students and staff. To speak to the chaplaincy during office hours, please ring 01443 654060. To contact them outside of this time, please ring 03455 760101. Your contact details will be taken, and a chaplain will phone you back. You can also speak to a Chaplain via Skype – to request an individual Skype call or join the Chaplaincy Skype group email, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
In situations that are uncertain, you may experience stress, anxiety, or sadness. Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations:
For more support
There are self-help resources for all university students on the Wellbeing Service website, including links to mental health information, local providers and apps that can help with managing your wellbeing.