Transition into university life
Settling in at the University of Westminster
Advice for students starting university including helpful tips on understanding university life.
Coronavirus and your wellbeing
NHS: Every Mind Matters
Expert advice and practical tips to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing including tips on what to do if you're worried about Coronavirus, feeling lonely, mental wellbeing at while staying at home.
Mind: Coronavirus and your mental health
Advice on how to support your mental wellbeing during this period.
Feeling good while studying
Feeling Good app
We are providing free access to a positive mental wellbeing app that will accompany you through your student journey. The app is designed to enhance mental clarity and focus to reach optimal performance.
Coping with anxiety and depression
Information, support and access to services for those living with anxiety and anxiety-based depression.
NHS: Generalised anxiety disorder
Informations about symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and self-help.
NHS: Clinical depression
Informations about symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and living with clinical depression.
Mental health information, services and resources.
Calm provide crisis support, helpline and text chat support.
Student Minds: Exam stress
What you can do to help deal with exam stress.
Where to get help and things you can do to help deal with stress.
Bereavement, loss and grief
Cruse offer support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies.
The Good Grief Trust
UK bereavement support helpline offering general and Covid-19 bereavement advice.
NHS: How to get to sleep
Tips on how to deal with a lack of sleep.
The Sleep Council
An impartial advisory organisation that aims to raise awareness of the importance of a good night's sleep to health and wellbeing. It provides helpful advice and tips on how to improve sleep quality.
NHS: Eat Well
Tips on eating a balanced diet.
Eating disorder charity providing support and information to anyone affected by eating disorders.
NHS: Eating disorders
Types of eating disorders, symptom, warning signs and how to get help.
Self-harm and suicide
Papyrus provides confidential support and advice to young people struggling with thoughts of suicide, and anyone worried about a young person through our helpline, HOPELINEUK.
Drugs and alcohol
Honest information about drugs and alcohol
Sexuality and sexual identity
Information for LGBTQ+ students.
Resources and information to support LGBTQ+ communities
Advice, advocacy and counselling services for LGBTQ+ people.
The freephone national domestic abuse helpline - confidential, non-judgemental information and support.
Advice for men who are being abused.
LGBT+ domestic abuse support.
Supporting victims of honour based abuse or forced marriage.
Sexual violence and rape
Provides specialist, independent, confidential services to victims of rape and sexual assault.
NHS: Help after rape and sexual assault
Information and location finder of local Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) service, to get advice, sexual health screening referrals, forensic medical exam, support of an independent sexual violence advisor, with or without police involvement.
Contact the Forced Marriage Unit (FMU) if you’re trying to stop a forced marriage or you need help leaving a marriage you’ve been forced into.
Information is available on the GOV.UK website or contact 02070080151.