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Mental Health Resources for Undergraduate Students

In the Department

Wellbeing Officer: Jenny Glynn  (

The wellbeing officer is here to provide support and guidance on any difficulties you may be experiencing, and offers 1:1 appointments in person, walk & talks, via Zoom, or over the phone. 

Disability Coordinator: Dr Lizzie Wheeldon (

The departmental disability coordinator can advise students with student support plans, and discuss options for study adjustments.

Further information about disability support in the department:

Academic Supervisor

A supervisor is usually the first port of call for a student to go to when these go wrong during their academic years. A supervisor actively listens, gives advice or signposts to relevant services on a range of topics such as; wellbeing, studies, finances and more.

Undergraduate (UG) Office: ( & (

The UG Admin Office is a key service to Undergraduate students in the Department to provide support and advice on their studies including taking a break from studies, transferring courses, exceptional circumstances and marks.

In the University

University Resources

Open Door

Team of mental health practitioners and student wellbeing officers providing support for students experiencing psychological or mental health difficulties.


Confidential listening service run by students. Phone lines (01904 323735) are open 8pm - 8am or you can email

College support request

Request support from your College welfare support team using this link.


Chaplains are independent of the University and can be contacted by students of any faith or none.


TalkCampus is instant, free support for student mental health.

Other resources

YUSU (UG): Useful resources on a wide range of issues for undergraduate students

Student hub: Team of advisers who can provide support on a range of practical issues

Student Connect: Match with other students to expand your network and make new friends

University health and wellbeing resources: links to resources for maintaining mental wellbeing or for finding help to deal with mental health issues

Exceptional circumstances: Mental health crisis is considered an exceptional circumstance for which students can request deferral or deadline extension of assessments

Dignity Contacts: Members of staff who have volunteered to listen to the experiences of reporting students or staff who have concerns about harassment, bullying, or hate incidents.

Report and Support: Report misconduct by other students either anonymously or with contact details for further discussions with a member of staff.  Also offers definitions and guidance for a wide range of issues including bullying, harassment, and discrimination.

Harassment and Bullying: Helpful resources from the University and external organisations

Peer Mentor: A Peer Mentor is a current student at the university, usually within their second or third year, who is keen to provide 1-1 support and guidance to our new students/ 1st year students.