University of Greenwich

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

1. Counselling

From confidential one-to-one counselling to motivational and self-development group workshops, our services are here to help, guide and support your university experience.

To request an appointment, students can download, complete, and email a self-referral form.

Find our more about Counselling

Contact the team via email

2. Mental Health & Psychological Wellbeing

Our Mental Health and Psychological Wellbeing services provides a confidential and supportive space for you to discuss any difficulties, access practical support, and assist you in accessing external support services where required. You can also attend a range of self-help workshops which are advertised throughout the year.

To request an appointment, students can download, complete, and email a self-referral form.

Find out more about Mental Health & Psychological Wellbeing

Contact the team via email

3. Disability & Dyslexia Support

The Disability & Dyslexia service provides information, guidance and support to students who have a disability, long term health condition, specific learning difficulty, such as dyslexia and/or a mental health condition, such as anxiety or depression. We can also help you to access reasonable adjustments, to support your studies.

Find out more about Disability & Dyslexia Support

4. Spectrum Life

Talking can help. If you need to speak to someone on the phone immediately or outside of working hours, call our partners Spectrum Life. They offer free, confidential, in the moment support.

Spectrum Life is available 24/7, 365 days a year and offers support across a wide range of issues including: Stress, anxiety, low mood, financial worries, loss & grief, relationship problems, support for substance misuse and much more.

You can access Spectrum Life by telephone, text, online chat, via the app or by requesting a call back. They offer support in +35 languages

Freephone: 0800 0318227

SMS or WhatsApp: Text ‘Hi’ to 07418 360 780 or 00353 1 518 0277

Register online to access via the App.

5. Greenwich Students' Union

The Greenwich Student Union offer an Advice Service that is free, confidential and offers independent help to all students at the University of Greenwich.

They’ve helped students with course issues, financial problems, house hunting and really anything that might crop up.

Find out more about Greenwich Students' Union

6. Report + Support

Report + Support is the university’s online platform where students, staff and visitors to the university can disclose how they have been affected by different forms of harassment, including bullying, discrimination, hate crime, and/or sexual misconduct.

Whether you want to disclose an incident, talk to us to discuss your reporting options or access tailored help and support, Report + Support is here for you.

You can access Report + Support via the Portal, the SafeZone app, or via a browser.

Find out more about Report + Support

7. Chaplaincy

The Chaplaincy is here for staff and students. All conversations are confidential. Chaplains are available Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm for drop-in visits, for appointments and regularly run in-person events across the 3 campuses.

What we do:

  • Whether you have a faith (Christian, Jewish, Muslim etc.) or have no religious beliefs
  • When you need someone independent and confidential to talk to
  • If you’re finding life difficult or you have a tricky decision to make
  • If you have lost someone close to you
  • If you want to explore spirituality
  • We will not try to make you religious, we are here to help you in any way that we can.

Find out more about the Chaplaincy

Contact us:

• Greenwich and Avery Hill: chaplaincy@gre.ac.uk

• Medway: medwaycampuschaplain@gre.ac.uk

8. Money Advice + Support

The Student Finance Team offer a wealth of information on money issues; from working and paying taxes to budgeting and reducing debts. If you cannot find an answer to your question on our Portal pages, get in touch. In person, telephone and online appointments are available.

Find out more about Money Advice + Support

Contact us:

• Telephone: 0208 331 8272 (10am – 4pm)

• Email: studentfinance@gre.ac.uk

9. Vygo

Vygo is a peer-to-peer support system that helps first year students adjust to life at the University of Greenwich. Being a member of the scheme has lots of benefits; it will help you settle in, make new friends and learn about life at Greenwich.

Find out more about Vygo

If you have any questions about the scheme, please contact the Student Engagement Team.

Last reviewed: 14 November 2023