University of Gloucestershire

Find out what support is available at your university or college.

1. Student Helpzones

A drop-in centre (walk-in & on-line) on each campus staffed by expert advisers who can help with a range of issues for students ranging from academic-related issues through to personal welfare and wellbeing concerns. The service is the 'front door' to engaging with the range of Student Services and support provided by the University.

Find out more about Student Helpzones

2. University Counselling Service

The counselling service helps with any emotional, psychological or mental health difficulties students may experience.

The service is free, confidential and run by qualified, professional counsellors who understand the pressures of university life.

The service offers:

  • one-to-one counselling
  • drop-in sessions
  • a programme of workshops and courses
  • couples’ counselling
  • specialist sexual health counselling
  • support for house and study groups in conflict

Contact the counselling service by email

3. Mental Health & Wellbeing Advice

Our Mental Health & Wellbeing Advisers offer a confidential, one-to-one support service before and during your studies. They can help with:

  • Helping students to find ways to improve and manage their mental wellbeing
  • Refer students to mental health services, such as our counselling team​ or NHS Let's Talk
  • Offer mental health awareness trainingAssist with applications for Disabled Students' Allowance.​

The team can also advise on the types of support available to help manage your studies. This may include extensions on written assignments, extra time for exams, assistive software and the provision of note takers tutors and mentors.

Contact Mental Health & Wellbeing Advice by email

Last reviewed: 16 January 2024