Wellbeing and Support

Wellbeing and Support

The health and wellbeing of ARIES PGRs is of utmost importance, and all ARIES universities offer a wide range of support services that are readily available to you. Postgraduate researchers hosted at research organisations or visiting partner organisations away from their university can access support services online from their university of registration, or via other support services listed below.

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University of East Anglia

General Support Services Information and resources on a range of areas to support with your wellbeing, health, safety plus supporting your learning while at UEA. https://www.uea.ac.uk/uea-life/student-support
Wellbeing Support Services The Wellbeing team in Student Services is made up of experienced, professional advisers and trainers who can help with your wellbeing. https://www.uea.ac.uk/uea-life/student-support/wellbeing
Crisis Support If you feel you require support either from a medical professional or a mental health practitioner there are a number of support options available to you. https://www.ueasu.org/advice-housing/feelwell/having_a_mental_health_condition_at_university/
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University of Plymouth

General Support Services The Student Hub is the University’s first point of contact for all non-academic student queries. Our dedicated advisers are here to help you to get the most out of your time at university. No issue is too big and no question is too small. Our friendly, confidential and impartial team will be pleased to help you. https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/student-life/services
Wellbeing Support Services
Student Wellbeing Services is a multi-disciplinary team comprising Mental Health, Counselling, and Pastoral & Spiritual Support.
One to one appointments, drop-in sessions and a whole range of workshops and groups as well as self-help materials available.
Crisis Support Do you need to speak with someone urgently because you’re concerned about your own or someone else’s immediate wellbeing or safety? There is a university mental health advisor on duty Monday-Thursday 9:00-17:00 and Friday 9:00-16:30. Follow the link to see all options available at University of Plymouth. https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/students-and-family/support-in-times-of-crisis

University of Essex

General Support Services If you need practical advice, a confidential conversation or general information, no matter what the issue is, our Student Services Hub is the place to go. Ask about health and well-being, accommodation, funding, exam stress and much more. https://www.essex.ac.uk/life/student-services/student-support
Wellbeing Support Services If you’re experiencing distressing thoughts and feelings there is help available at the University. https://www.essex.ac.uk/student/mental-and-emotional-health
Crisis Support If you need to speak to someone urgently about  mental health or you need urgent medical support follow the link to see the available options at University of Essex, https://www.essex.ac.uk/student/emergencies/medical-and-mental-health-emergencies

University of Kent

General Support Services Explore Student Support available at University of Kent https://www.kent.ac.uk/student-support
Wellbeing Support Services Explore wellbeing and mental health support available at University of Kent https://www.kent.ac.uk/guides/wellbeing
Crisis Support Explore crisis support available at University of Kent https://www.kent.ac.uk/student-support/emergency-support

Royal Holloway University of London

General Support Services The Student Services Centre provides a central point of contact for enquiries and services in a way that is accessible to all. We are dedicated to responding to queries sensitively, fairly and efficiently; if we don’t have the answer to your query we’ll work with you and our colleagues across the College to find the best solution. Our friendly and knowledgeable team are committed to providing outstanding customer service to ensure our students feel supported as individuals throughout their studies at Royal Holloway. https://intranet.royalholloway.ac.uk/students/help-support/the-student-services-centre.aspx
Wellbeing Support Services Our Wellbeing Advisers help and advise students throughout their studies at Royal Holloway. We are here to make students aware of the advice and wellbeing services available and always encourage students to come forward to seek help and advice. https://intranet.royalholloway.ac.uk/students/help-support/wellbeing/student-wellbeing.aspx
Crisis Support Explore crisis support available at RHUL https://intranet.royalholloway.ac.uk/students/help-support/get-help-with-an-emergency/get-help-with-an-emergency-or-contact-security.aspx