Support Services Timetable

 

There are lots of different services and clinics that run from the University and Students’ Union to provide you with a wider choice of easily accessible support during your time here. 

Keep an eye on this page for our brand new timetable coming soon, which will make it easier for you to know what is running and when.  In the meantime take a look below for more information about our services and clinics.

AccessAbility Centre

Support and advice for students with dyslexia or other specific learning difficulties, sensory disabilities, mobility difficulties, mental health conditions and autism.

Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm

Email accessable@le.ac.uk or call 0116 252 5002.

Located in the David Wilson Library, ground floor.

Advice Service

Free, confidential academic, housing and signposting advice.

Monday to Friday, 10am-4pm.

Get in touch via this online form, or drop in during opening hours.

Email advice@le.ac.uk or call 0116 223 1132.

Located on the First Floor of the Students’ Union (Percy Gee Building).

C-Card

Register for a card that gives anyone aged 24 and under quick and easy access to free condoms across a range of venues, including the Students’ Union.

Monday to Friday, 10am-4pm

No need to book an appointment – just drop in. 

Registration and collection from the Advice Service, First Floor of the Students’ Union (Percy Gee Building).  You can also collect from the Students’ Union Reception.

Email advice@le.ac.uk for more information.

Choices

Free, confidential sexual health advice and contraception for students aged 24 and under.

Tuesdays during term time, 10:30am-1:30pm.

No need to book an appointment – just turn up.  Runs on a first come, first served basis.

Located in the Charles Wilson Building, Mezzanine Floor.

Drug and Alcohol Advice

Support for drug and alcohol use. Led by trained staff from Turning Point.

One Thursday per month, 1:30pm-4pm.

Running on: 10th January, 7th February, 7th March, 2nd May and 6th June.

Located in the Advice Service, First Floor of the Students’ Union (Percy Gee Building).

Free Legal Advice Clinic

Providing free legal advice on issues such as landlord and tenancy law, employment law and contractual disputes.

Running on: 

Thursday 17th January, 5pm-8pm.

Tuesday 22nd January, 6pm-9pm.

Thursday 31st January, 5pm-8pm.

Tuesday 5th February, 6pm-9pm.

Thursday 14th February, 5pm-8pm.

Tuesday 19th February, 6pm-9pm.

Thursday 28th February, 5pm-8pm.

Tuesday 5th March, 6pm-9pm.

Tuesday 12th March, 6pm-9pm.

Tuesday 19th March, 6pm-9pm.

Thursday 28th March, 5pm-8pm.

Tuesday 9th April, 6-8pm.

Thursday 11th April, 6-8pm.

To book an appointment email lawadviceclinic@leicester.ac.uk. 

Located in the Advice Service, First Floor of the Students’ Union (Percy Gee Building).

There are also clinics available off campus, on the following dates and times.  Located at Voluntary Action Leicester:

Wednesday 3rd April, 2-4pm.

Wednesday 17th April, 2-4pm.

Wednesday 1st May, 2-5pm.

Wednesday 8th May, 2-5pm.

Wednesday 29th May, 2-5pm.

Headspace

A confidential space for you to get support with mental health.  Led by trained staff from Turning Point.

Mondays and Wednesdays during term time.

Drop-in from 11am-1pm, or email advice@le.ac.uk to book an appointment between 1pm-3pm.

Located in the Advice Service, First Floor of the Students’ Union (Percy Gee Building).

Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA)

Providing coordinated sexual and domestic violence support.

Thursdays during term time, 10:30am-1:30pm.

No need to book an appointment – just turn up.

Located in the Advice Service, First Floor of the Students’ Union (Percy Gee Building).

Matt's Meet Up

A mental health awareness group for men that gives you the chance to talk about what's on your mind, in a non-judgemental environment.

Running on Tuesdays, 7:30pm-9pm.

2019 dates to be announced.

No need to book an appointment - just turn up.

Located on the First Floor of the Students' Union (Percy Gee Building).

Student Services Centre

Includes services such as Student Counselling, Student Welfare and Career Development.

Opening hours vary so see here for details.

Email studentservices@le.ac.uk or call 0116 252 2448.

Located in the Charles Wilson Building, Ground Floor

Therapy Dog

Relax and relieve stress with a visit to our therapy dog, Velo.

Tuesdays during term time, 1pm-3pm.

Running on: 22nd January, 29th January, 12th February, 19th February, 26th February, 5th March, 12th March, 19th March, 26th March, 7th May, 14th May and 21st May.

15 minute appointments available for up to 3 people at a time.

To book a slot email advice@le.ac.uk with the names of who will be attending, as well as your email address and phone number.

Located in the Advice Service, First Floor of the Students’ Union (Percy Gee Building).

Victim First

Support to help you cope and recover from being a victim of crime.

Last Friday of each month during term time, 12pm-4pm.

Running on: 25th January, 28th February, 29th March, 26th April, 31st May, 28th June.

Appointments available.  Email advice@le.ac.uk with your name and contact details to book a slot.

Located in the Advice Service, First Floor of the Students’ Union (Percy Gee Building).