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Support Services

Both the Students’ Union and University have support services that can help you cope with the different pressures of exams. If you are worried about yourself, or a friend, you can contact them directly for support and advice:

  • Student Advice Centre 0114 222 8660 – advice on special circumstances, re-sits and appeals.
  • Welfare Committee - run events & campaigns raising awareness of student welfare issues
  • Nightline 0114 222 8787 - listening service from 8pm till 8am.
  • Counselling Service 0114 222 4134 – for longer term professional support.
  • Multi-Faith Chaplaincy Service 0114 222 8923
  • Your department – it is important to let your department know if you are experiencing any difficulties.
  • University Health Service 0114 222 2100 – for general physical and mental health concerns. Doctors can refer students on to relevant services and make recommendations to the University about your exam arrangements.
  • Samaritans 08457 90 90 90 - confidential non-judgmental emotional support, 24 hours a day.
  • Student Welfare & Guidance  0114 2224321 - for University support with urgent situations or personal difficulties.
  • 'Well Connected' - A Student Services' portal covering advice, signposting, and information on a host of mental and physical health issues.
  • Disability and Dyslexia Support Services 0114 222 1303 - provide support and advice for disabled students and can make sure exams are accessible for all students. They can make recommendations to the University about exam arrangements.