For more information about University of Cambridge provision and support please visit their Student Health web pages.
The Cambridge University Students Union has a Welfare and Rights Role who may be contacted if you would like to talk to a sabbatical student.
The Student Advice Service:
The Cambridge University Students Union (CUSU) and the Graduate Union (GU) jointly run a Students Advice Service. It employs a full time professional Student Advisor whose primary role is providing confidential support to students. CUSU also elects a Welfare Officer, an Education Officer, a Student Advisor, and a Women's Officer each year, who are also able to provide support and advice to students.
University of Cambridge Counselling Service (UCS)
The UCS offers one-to-one counselling and runs a number of workshops and group sessions, as well as producing a range of self-help literature. It has a dedicated Mental Health Advisory service available to students and it also maintains a comprehensive list of self-help websites and other local sources of support. All services are free of charge.
University of Cambridge Disability Resource Centre (DRC)
The DRC provides a service for disabled students and those staff supporting them. It has a Code of Practice regarding reasonable adjustments, and can provide advice and assistance with study skills and other academic support, assessments for Specific Learning Difficlties such as dyslexia, needs assessments, examination access arrangements and funding applications. From 2014-15 students can register online at the above link.
Linkline is a confidential and anonymous listening support and information service, run by students for students. It is based in Cambridge and available to students at Cambridge and Anglia Ruskin Universities. The service is available from 7pm to 7am every night of University of Cambridge full term and can be contacted by phone at 01223 744 444, via Skype at cambridge.linkline or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following sections include links and information for services which are available to all Cambridge University students, catering for specific issues or situations.