Wellbeing and Support Services

Enhancing and supporting emotional, physical, mental and spiritual health and wellbeing at City

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  • The Nurse Advisor offers a broad range of services including advice and in some cases treatment for minor illnesses, accidents, issue prescriptions and provide general advice on health matters and contraception. Can also provide information on GP registration.
  • The Mental Health team is a specialist service which offers a range of support for students with diagnosed mental health conditions and care leavers. This may include help with your transition to the institution, recommendations for reasonable adjustments, longer term emotional support and advice about Disabled Students Allowance for Mental Health.
  • The Counselling Team offers long term group counselling, brief initial consultations, 1:1 counselling, CBT interventions & psycho-educational workshops, as well as information on self-help resources.
  • The Chaplaincy team offers support to everyone at City, welcoming every faith, belief and culture. They provide a listening ear to students and support for the faith societies.
  • The Disability Team offers disabled students’ advice, recommendations for adjustments and support throughout their time at City. This can include regular, confidential one-to-one appointments, liaison with other university departments  and advice about Disabled Students Allowances.
  • The Neurodiversity Support team offers specialist 1:1 support, advice and reasonable adjustments to students with specific learning differences (SpLDs), including dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia and ADHD. Screenings are also available for students who believe they might have a specific learning difference.
  • The Academic Learning Support Service is here to help you develop your skills so that you can learn more effectively and boost your performance. They offer workshops, embedded sessions and 1:1 tutorials to all students. The service is available throughout the year; there’s no need to wait until your studies get difficult.
  • City University Students’ Union Advice are a free, independent and confidential service providing advice on academic issues affecting City, University of London students. Their aim is to provide guidance on University procedures and, ultimately, to empower you to make your own decisions on how to proceed. The main areas of advice offered are; extenuating circumstances, academic appeals, academic misconduct, complaints, fitness to practice procedures, student conduct and disciplinary matters.
  • City Cares is City’s dedicated, comprehensive programme of support for care-experienced, young adult carers, young estranged students and asylum seekers. We are committed to providing financial, pastoral and educational support, for every student in the City Cares community.