Health and wellbeing

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Being at university is an exciting time, full of new challenges and opportunities.

It's important to look after your physical and mental health, so that you can get the most out of your studies.

In crisis now

Call 999 for emergency services - or for security services on campus call 01904 32 3333 or use the Safezone app.

Concerned about yourself

Top tips for wellbeing

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Quick pointers on things you can do to improve your overall wellbeing.

Mental illness

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What to do if you are concerned about your mental health, or the mental health of someone else.


Register with a local doctor, other health services and what you to do if you become ill.

Concerned about a student

Common challenges

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Common challenges you may face as a student. Sources of help, and self-help resources.

Workshops and groups

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Find out about the workshops we deliver to help you develop the life skills you need to succeed.

Sexual violence

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Advice for anyone who has experienced sexual assault (recently or in the past).

Report student misconduct

Information for parents

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Information for parents of students, and who to contact if you are concerned.

Help and support

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You don't have to struggle alone. There are lots of people both on-campus and off who are ready and willing to help.


Student Hub

Market Square

Tel: +44 (0)1904 324140

Guide to Mental Health and Wellbeing in York (May 2018) (PDF , 1,179kb)