COVID-19 Signposting Support


Emotional, Mental Health and Wellbeing
Advice Service: Signposting and Welbeing Advice

We have categorised the support services on campus, in the community and online so that you can identify which services are relevant to the area/s you need support on.

Website: Support Services A-Z

Clinic timetable: leicesterunion.com/support/clinics

Behind the Books Campaign

The #BehindtheBooks university campaign, aims to help uni students talk about their mental health, to recognise when they’re struggling, to provide tips on ways to cope, and to normalise the ups and downs of uni life.

Website: Behind the Books – mental health tips for uni students

Heads Together

Heads Together have collated some of the support, information, and tips that are available to help you get through this difficult period.

Website: Coronavirus and your mental health

Headspace

The Headspace clinic runs during term-time only.

For free, confidential mental health and wellbeing support out of term, please get in touch with Turning Point.

Phone: 0808 800 3302

Email: Leicestershire.helpline@turning-point.co.uk

Further information about Turning Point can be found here .

Life Links

Peer support groups during lockdown, including:

  • BAME Support Group
  • Creative LInks
  • Men's Group
  • Managing Anxiety
  • Student Peer Support Group

For additional information please visit: rflifelinks.co.uk/peer-support-groups-during-lockdown/

To get in touch, complete their online form here.

Nightline

Nightline is a listening and support service run by students for students, which provides listening, support and information services.

Their Instant Messaging service is open Monday and Thursday nights 8pm-2am. You can find the IM link on their website.

Student Space

Making it easier for you to find the support that you need during the coronavirus pandemic.

Phone support (available 3pm to 12am): 0808 189 5260

Text support (available 24/7): To start a conversation, text ‘STUDENT’ to 85258

Website: studentspace.org.uk/

University of Leicester: Ignite

Ignite is our on campus offer that combines online and on campus learning

Website: Ignite FAQ’s

Housing Support
Advice Service: Housing Advice
University of Leicester: Accommodation
University of Leicester: Ignite

Ignite is our on campus offer that combines online and on campus learning

Website: Ignite FAQ’s

International Student Support
Office for Students (OfS)

The Office for Students (OfS) has produced a series of briefing notes on the steps universities and colleges are taking to support their students during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Website: Supporting international students

Study UK (British Council)
UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA)

UKCISA is the UK's national advisory body serving the interests of international students

Website: Coronavirus (Covid-19): Info for international students

University of Leicester: International Students
University of Leicester: Ignite

Ignite is our on campus offer that combines online and on campus learning

Website: Ignite FAQ’s

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