Wellbeing and Support

The links below are designed to help you find support related to your wellbeing while you are studying with us. You can also use our A-Z for further topics. 

Please remember, if you're not sure what you're looking for or don't know where to start, come and ask us: we're here to help. You can visit firstpoint, email firstpoint@worc.ac.uk or telephone us on 01905 542551.

Who to talk to for support


Bullying and Harassment
What to do it if you or someone you know is suffering from bullying or harassment 

Care Leavers
Specific support available to students who are care leavers 

Career planning and employability skills


Anyone who cares, unpaid, for a friend or family member who cannot cope without their support 

Spiritual support, whether you are a member of a faith or belong to no faith tradition 

Communal Living
Suggestions for making life easier in shared accommodation 

Guidance and support for making a complaint

Free help and support for a wide range of personal and life issues 

Directions: AccessAble Access Guides
Accessibility guide for each campus, building and the routes between them 

Disability and Dyslexia Support
Support for students with a range of needs


Emergency Support
Who to contact in an emergency


Estranged Students
Specific support available to students who are estranged from their family 




External Sources of Support
List of websites and contact details for external support organisation

Fancy a Cuppa
Have an informal chat with staff and students; free hot drinks and biscuits available 

Feeling lonely or homesick
You’re not on your own, even if you’re feeling isolated and unsettled  

Financial Hardship
Guidance and support if you are struggling financially 

Here to help answer your specific questions or to chat with if you’re not sure where to start 

Guide for Parents
Frequently asked questions and answers for parents, guardians and supporters of students 

Links to local and national health care support 


International Students
Wellbeing services for international students


Making the most of university
Extracurricular activities available while you are studying 

Mental Health Support
What is available to students at the University of Worcester 

Mitigating Circumstances
If something is preventing you from submitting your work in the normal way

Advice, support and guidance on your money and finances 

Who to contact when the University is closed

Personal Relationships
Promoting students to have happy, safe and fulfilling relationships 

Pregnancy and Childcare
Where to get support and advice for your circumstances  

Rest Room
For anyone who needs to rest for up to one hour or have a private space 

Where to go for help if you need it, and how to take precautions

Find out about security services available to all students 24/7

Settling In
Help and support when you are new to university 

Sexual Misconduct Reporting
Accessing support and guidance for sexual misconduct or harassment 

STAR Appointments
Support, Triage, Advice, Refer: appointments with our Counselling & Mental Health Service 

Student Services
A range of specialist teams to enable you to make the most of your university experience 

Student Support and Wellbeing
Confidential support service, covering a broad range of pastoral and welfare issues 

Preparing for life after university

Transgender Students
Signposting information and support


University Facilities
What is available on campus and online, including parking, laundry and equipment hire