UNIVERSITY COUNSELLING SERVICE
The University Counselling Service provides one-at-a-time therapy sessions aiming to reduce waiting times and support most students in one session. More sessions can be provided at the student's request. You can also access group workshops and self-help resources.
MENTAL HEALTH ADVICE SERVICE
The Mental Health Advice Service supports students with mental health issues that have a significant impact on their everyday lives or academic work. This service can be accessed by referral only from a College or University supporting staff member.
HARASSMENT AND VIOLENCE SUPPORT SERVICE
The Harassment and Violence Support Service provides practical and emotional support to students who have experienced sexual assault, violence or rape recently or in the past.
ACCESSIBILITY AND DISABILITY SERVICE
The Accessibility and Disability Resource Centre provides advice, information and support to all disabled students and students who have access requirements. The ADRC supports individuals with any disability, medical matter or injury.
If you are new to Cambridge, register with a General Practitioner (GP) for any medical treatments you might need. Call NHS 111 for out-of-hours support, or 999 for emergencies.
More information on accessing support for physical health such as registering with a GP, accessing your College Nurse, prescriptions, dental care and sexual health can be accessed on the Student Support pages.
COLLEGE-BASED SUPPORT SERVICE
In your College, you could access support from your Tutor, The Head of Wellbeing or the Wellbeing Advisor, the Nurse or the Chaplain.
For independent, impartial and confidential advice contact the Student Advice Service. Our Advisors can help you consider the impact these difficulties are having on your time at Cambridge and what options may exist going forward.
NHS 111 OPTION 2
Call NHS 111 Option 2 if you are experiencing a mental health crisis.
If you experience financial difficulties whilst at Cambridge there is plenty of help available from colleges, the University and the government.
Our Finance section provides information on funding options, assistance with medical costs, hardship funds, support for student parents, estranged and care-experienced students, disabled students, external funds from the government and various charities, etc.