Find out what support is available at your university or college.
1. Wellbeing Department
Our teams have responsibility for supporting you with all aspects of your emotional and mental health & wellbeing during your time as a student. Our friendly advisers provide specialised support for mental health, disabilities, financial hardship, wellbeing support & guidance, international advice, counselling and faith support and other issues impacting on your mental health & wellbeing.
2. Wellbeing: Disability & Neurodiversity
The Wellbeing: Disability & Neurodiversity team support all students who have disclosed a disability, long standing medical condition, specific learning difficulty or mental health condition. Their support includes making reasonable adjustments, diagnostic assessments, academic & study skills advice, specialist mentoring, access to a mental health adviser and DSA guidance.
3. Wellbeing: Money & Financial Advice
The Wellbeing: Money & Financial Advice team offer advice and guidance on a variety of financial matters to all students including budgeting advice, access to financial support through the Study Support Grant, debt management, money saving tips, and advice on benefits.
4. Wellbeing: Support & Guidance
The Wellbeing: Support & Guidance team are here to support all students with their general wellbeing. We're a friendly and approachable team who triage wellbeing queries and provide
non-clinical advice and guidance to students. Our advisers will help
co-ordinate the right support for you or signpost / refer you to others within the department for longer term or more specialised support. You can also contact us if you are concerned about another student so the right person can reach out to offer support and guidance.
5. Wellbeing: Mental Health
Mental Health Practitioners provide mental healthcare to students who require support in primary care and form a point of entry for triage, assessment and referral (where needed) onto specialist mental health services. This includes supporting students on a one-to-one basis as well as referring onto IAPT, GP services, specialist care team, and other university support services (amongst others). Our practitioners can provide triage, assessment and referral for students for emerging mental health conditions or in the event of mental health crisis and support and guidance for students transitioning out of secondary care into primary care services.
6. Wellbeing: International Advice
The Wellbeing: International Advice team will often be the first point of contact for international students about a range of support and wellbeing issues and they will ensure you are able to access the most appropriate service as required. They also support and proactively work to foster an inclusive and welcoming community on campus for all.
7. Wellbeing: Counselling
Our Wellbeing: Counselling team are here to support you with your personal, emotional and mental wellbeing. If you find yourself having difficulties you may find it helpful to speak to one of our professionally trained counsellors. We work to the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions and we are a BACP accredited service.
8. Royal Holloway Students' Union Advice Centre
The Advice Centre is a free and independent service for all students at Royal Holloway. We’re here to support you with a whole range of issues, big and small, and free from judgement. While our advisors specialise in academic and housing advice, we can offer guidance on just about everything that may affect you during your university journey. If we’re not the best people to help you with a particular issue, we’ll point you in the right direction.