Student Counselling & Wellbeing Centre

Studying at University is an exciting and rewarding experience. For some it also brings changes which might at times be difficult and stressful. The Student Counselling & Wellbeing Centre has Counsellors and a Student Wellbeing Advisor who can talk over issues that may be concerning you.

This might include:

  • Adjusting to university life
  • Living with others
  • Fitting in
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Coping with change and homesickness
  • Exam panic
  • Stress
  • Self-confidence and low self-esteem
  • Substance misuse
  • Procrastination
  • Bereavement
  • Academic concerns
  • Self-harm issues


Current students can access further information about the service by visiting the Student Counselling and Wellbeing Centre pages on RGyoU.


If you require immediate help and you are unable to contact us, please contact:

  • Your GP
  • Emergency Services (999) in life threatening situations

Other 24 hour helplines include:

  • The Samaritans - 116 123
  • NHS 24 - 111

For further information about other agencies and organisations that may be able to help you, you should visit our links page.


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