Student Health & Wellbeing
Student Health & Wellbeing includes four teams who provide practical, emotional and specialist disability related support to our students.
Student Health and Wellbeing is based on the first floor of the Drysdale building. We are open and available to all City students.
Our student facing opening hours are 10am - 4pm Monday to Friday. General working hours are 9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday.
How we can help you
We offer a range offer services to meet diverse, individual needs and support you to manage your wellbeing and fulfil your potential whilst studying.
For information about our teams and how we can support you, please see our services.
If you are unsure which team you need, please contact any of us and we will be happy to guide you.
You will be asked for your location preference when booking your appointments (online or in person), we will do our best to accommodate your request, but if this is not possible, you will be informed in advance of your appointment.
In the event that a staff member is unable to carry out an in person appointment, we have private rooms in the Student Health and Wellbeing centre that can be booked for online appointments. Please email [email protected] to request a room.
Overview of our services
- Student Health and Wellbeing Engagement Service- offers health and wellbeing promotion, first contact conversations, drop-in sessions and individual consultations around general wellbeing.
- Student Disability and Neurodiversity Service- offers support and guidance, including reasonable adjustments for students with long-term health condition(s), physical disability or ASD. Also offers personalised, individual specialist study skills advice and reasonable adjustments for students with Specific learning differences.
- Student Mental Health Service- offers practical and emotional support throughout studies, including specialist mentoring support and reasonable adjustment recommendations
- Student Counselling Service- offers confidential counselling to support and help understand any issues or difficulties which may affect wellbeing, and learn how to manage psychological health
Registering with the Student Health and Wellbeing Team
Our team offers advice and support for students with Specific Learning Differences (SpLDs), disabilities or long-term health conditions including those with diagnosed mental health conditions. Counselling is available irrespective if you have an SPLD, disability or diagnosis.
Please register with the team today so that we can share with you the types of support available to you throughout your studies.
Our standard waiting time for an initial appointment after registering is two to three weeks. This can sometimes rise in times of high demand. If we feel you are at higher risk, you will be prioritised. All students are triaged within 24 hours (Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm). During triaging, if we feel you may be at higher risk, we will contact you by phone and email.
Providing evidence of your disability or health condition
In order to register with the Disability, Neurodiversity or Mental Health Services, we require evidence of your disability or health condition. You can email this to us at [email protected] or submit it when you complete your e-referral form with us.
You can also find further information on acceptable evidence.
You can send this to your GP or evidence contact to provide us with confirmation of your health condition.
Crisis and Emergency
We do not provide out of hours or crisis support.
Date page last modified
4th September 2023