Royal Holloway University of London

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1. Student Life: Wellbeing & Experience

Our teams have responsibility for supporting you with your mental health, wellbeing, belonging, and experience during your time as a Royal Holloway student.

Our friendly advisers provide support for wellbeing, mental health & counselling, disability & neurodiversity, financial difficulties, international students, faith & spirituality, active lifestyle & sport and residential hall life.

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2. Wellbeing Support

Our Wellbeing Support team support students with their general health and wellbeing. We're a friendly & approachable team who triage wellbeing queries and provide non-clinical advice and guidance to you. Our Wellbeing Advisers will advise on support options for you including signposting or referring you to longer term or specialised support. We also encourage you to contact us if you are concerned about another student so they can be offered support.

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3. Disability & Neurodiversity

Our Disability & Neurodiversity team support 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.

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4. Money & Financial Advice

Our Financial Advice team offer advice and guidance on a range of financial matters including budgeting advice, access to financial support through the Study Support Grant, debt management, money saving tips, advice on benefits and challenges emerging from the cost of living difficulties in the UK.

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5. Mental Health

Our Mental Health Practitioners provide mental healthcare to students needing support in primary care and form a point of entry for triage, assessment and referral. This includes supporting students on a one-to-one basis as well as referring onto Talking Therapies, GPs, community mental health team, and other support services. Our practitioners can provide support for students with emerging mental health conditions, support following mental health crisis & NHS input and assistance for students transitioning from secondary to primary care.

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6. Counselling

Our Counsellors support you with your personal, emotional and mental wellbeing to support your academic achievement and success. Our professionally trained counsellors use the one at a time model of counselling, are solution focussed within appointments and respond to your needs. We are a BACP accredited services and therefore work to the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Ethical Framework.

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7. International Advice

Our 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 via our New to the UK and Home Away From Home programmes.

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8. Royal Holloway Students' Union Advice Centre

The SU 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. Their Advisors specialise in academic and housing advice but will offer guidance on many issues that may affect you during your university journey. If they're not the best people to help you with a particular issue, they will direct you to the right team.

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9. Hall Life (residences)

Our Hall Life team promotes and supports a positive experience for all students living in our halls of residence. The team are here to help you engage with university life and feel part of our community. They organise events, run campaigns, and provide services including regular Hall Life Duty Officer drop-in sessions.

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10. Active Lifestyle & Sport

Keeping active can help reduce stress, develop friendships and support your mental wellbeing. We have something for everyone, no matter your experience or confidence level. Whether you’re looking to give a new hobby a go or pursue an existing passion, our Active Lifestyle & Sport team are here to support you.

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Last reviewed: 12 September 2023