Support and wellbeing
There might be times when you're struggling with life at University and would like some additional support. Whatever your situation, we’re here to help and guide you every step of the way.
Wherever you’re from and whatever your circumstances and support needs, our expert teams can work with you during your time in Leeds. Don't forget to speak to your personal tutor or student support officer in your school if your studies are being affected.
Help in an emergency
The Student Counselling and Wellbeing service does not provide crisis support. There's a number of places in Leeds where you can get immediate support. Find out how to get help in an emergency.
Look after yourself and others
To get the most out of your time in Leeds, look after your emotional and physical health - that way you'll be more likely to enjoy all aspects of student living.
Big White Wall, resources and self help
This range of resources is designed to give you some ideas on how you can take action to help stop problems from escalating and investigate potential solutions.
We pride ourselves on the services and facilities we can offer if you need our support while you're studying with us. From our experienced and helpful counselling team to support services for disabled students, we’re here when you need us.
Counselling and wellbeing
We're here to support you at times of any emotional, psychological or mental health difficulties. We welcome students of any age, class, ethnicity, faith, belief, culture, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.
Welcome to Disability Services! We are a central team with a range of specialist staff working with disabled students and their academic departments to recommend available support and adjustments.
Our smoke free campus
The University is committed to the health and wellbeing of our students, staff and visitors. As part of this we're taking the first step on a journey to create a campus free from tobacco smoke.
Helpful support contacts
Want to know who can best support you? You can find contact details of all our professional helping teams across the University and Leeds University Union in this section.
Support in response to world events
When world events affect members of our community, we know how important it is to have the right support, especially for those who are far away from family and friends back home.
Sexual assault, abuse or harassment
The University is committed to providing a safe environment for students, postgraduate researchers and staff.
Novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV)
The following advice was issued by the University on 7 February 2020. It contains guidance reflecting new official advice directed at those travelling to the UK from East and South East Asia, as well as UK nationals in China. This update supersedes all previous guidance.