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We want all students to feel safe and well supported during their time at UcWA.  Our student welfare team supports students at all campuses with any concerns that maybe worrying or affecting them, including safeguarding concerns, mental health issues and personal problems.  No matter what challenges you’re facing, we’re here to support you.

If you’re struggling to cope, feeling overwhelmed or are worried about yourself or a friend - it’s OK to ask for help.

Welfare and wellbeing support at UcWA includes:


support from the higher education support team

Our higher education support team work closely with you and curriculum staff to offer practical advice and support to help you overcome any challenges you are facing on your course. They offer information and advice on a wide range of welfare, wellbeing, mental health and safeguarding issues, offering the right support to help you and keep you safe.

Student Welfare Hub

Our Welfare Hub is available to all students on LEARN and provides lots of information and advice about how the student welfare team and other organisations can support you.  Please click here to visit the Welfare Hub (available to UcWA and CWA students only).

If you would like to know more about welfare and wellbeing support at UcWA, please contact our us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 01553 815 439.

  • Organisations that can help you

    NHS - Live Well
    NHS advice, tips and tools about eating well, exercise, sleep and tiredness, sexual health, alcohol support, quitting smoking, and mental wellbeing

    NHS - Mental Wellbeing
    NHS help and advice about stress, anxiety and depression

    NHS - Every Mind Matters
    Information and advice to help you look after your mental health and where to get support

    MIND – Mental health A-Z
    Information and advice on a huge range of mental health topics

    An online mental wellbeing community that offers free, safe and anonymous support.

    Whatever you’re going through, a Samaritan can support you. Open 24 hours a day, 365 days per year.
    Call: 116 123 (calls are FREE from any phone)
    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (response time 24 hours)

    Help and advice about a wide range of issues for under 18s, including a 1-2-1 counselling chat online
    Call: 0800 1111

    Centre 33(Cambridgeshire students)>br /> Free and confidential support and information for young people under 25 about mental health, housing and food, sexual health and much more

    Wellbeing ServiceNorfolk and Suffolk students)
    Wellbeing support for people living in Norfolk and Suffolk

    Family Services Directory (Lincolnshire students only)
    Information and advice to adults and young people living in Lincolnshire about mental health, housing, money and much more.

    Information, advice and support for adults and young people affected by domestic abuse.

    The Trussell Trust - Food Bank
    If you need emergency food find your nearest food bank

    Money Advice Service
    Free, impartial money advice

    Citizens Advice
    Online free advice to help you find a way forward, whatever the problem. Advice is available about benefits, work, money, housing and much more

    Details about how to contact the police to report a crime or give information about a crime in your area

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General Enquiries
01553 761 144

Student Services
01553 815 271


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