Links to useful wellbeing and support related services.

Other Useful Information and Support

Links to useful wellbeing and support related services.

The below are links to useful wellbeing and support related services.

These services are not The Students' Union services and not run or offered by the Advice Centre. 

UWE Out of hours support

The out-of-hours team are available from 19:00-07:00 Monday to Friday and 24 hours at weekends during term-time. Just pop into the Student Centre at Frenchay and have a chat about whatever's on your mind. Or you can contact them via 07814 791212 or

Health Centre

The Health Centre, based on Frenchay Campus, works in association with the The Old School Surgery in Fishponds, where many

students are already registered. Their aim is to give the highest standards of health care to students and staff.

Click here to visit the Health Centre.

Specialist Mentor Support

UWE Bristol offer one-to-one specialist mentor support focusing on your academic studies. You may be eligible to access this service

through Disabled Students' Allowance (DSA). Please contact Disability Service if you are unsure about your entitlement to DSA.

To find out more, click here.

Disability Support 

Whether you are a current student or you are thinking about applying to UWE Bristol, the Disability Service have a range of support services for you.

If you are unable to meet a deadline or have a problem with an assessment, additional assessment support is available.

To find out more, click here


UWE Bristol Wellbeing are here to support your counselling, mental health and personal development needs. Register with the service,

so that they can understand how best to support you.

Click here to Register and to find out more.



Kooth Student is an online platform where students can access confidential support from accredited counsellors through a computer or

mobile device. They provide regular counselling sessions, as well as drop-in chats to discuss any difficulties you may be experiencing.

The website also gives users access to community forums and relevant resources.

Find out more and register online. 


LGBTQ+ support

akt supports LGBTQ+ young people aged 16-25 who are facing or experiencing homelessness or living in a hostile environment. We do this by providing advice, advocacy and support. We also have a youth engagement team who are currently working online hosting various groups and hangout sessions.



SPACED offers free and confidential information, advice, and support to users of Stimulant, Psychoactive, Alternative, Club and

Experimental Drugs in the South Gloucestershire area.

For more information, click here


24/7 Crisis Textline


The Students’ Union at UWE and UWE Bristol, in partnership with Crisis Text Line, have launched a new crisis support text line for students.

24/7 Crisis Textline offers crisis support to UWE Bristol students across the UK.

If in distress, UWE Bristol students can text ‘UWE’ to 85258. All texts are answered by trained volunteers, with support from experienced clinical supervisors.

Text UWE to 85258

Willow Tree Centre | |Bristol

The Willow Tree Centre offers a free listening and support service for those facing unplanned pregnancy or following miscarriage, stillbirth, ectopic pregnancy or abortion The service covers Bristol, South Gloucestershire, Bath and beyond.