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Wellbeing Champions programme – Wellbeing Week

Wellbeing Week is packed with useful resources and fun social activities to support good mental health and wellbeing at university – see the full schedule of events.

We have 7 themes as part of Wellbeing Week, drawing on the factors that can impact and contribute to good wellbeing as a student. Todays focus is emotional wellbeing, we want to highlight all of the ways that we can support you and that you can support yourself and others whilst at university.

Wellbeing Champions programme

Wellbeing Champions is our online training course open to all students who want to learn more about building and maintaining their own wellbeing. You will also learn strategies for supporting your friends and loved ones with their mental health and gain an understanding of the best ways to communicate with and support those around you.

Suicide awareness training

While it is a very difficult topic, we feel it is important for us to talk about suicide. Zero Suicide Alliance have put together this free online Suicide Awareness Training developed specifically for university students that includes information and scenarios that are related to experiences at university.

Togetherall and self-help resources

We have a range of self-help resources, with guides written by our expert teams. You can also find details of helpful external support services, including Togetherall – your free 24/7 online support network.

Your university support system

If you ever have a problem there are lots of ways we can help you, explore the range of support available to you all year from our expert teams:

Student Support and Guidance Tutors (SSGTs)

#NeverOK Disclosure tool – report an incident of violence or abuse

Residential wellbeing team (halls)

LGBTQ+ support

Faith and Spirituality advisers

Disability and Dyslexia support

Counselling and mentoring

Health services

Finance support from the Student Advice Service

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Katy Croft • 13 November 2023

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