Taking care of yourself


Below you will find a range of services that can help you to take control of your own wellbeing and give you the tools to look after your mind and body whilst at university. Remember if you feel well, you’ll do well.


If you don’t know which service may be most appropriate, don’t worry, the Student Support and Advice team will be able to point you in the right direction. 

You can contact us by:
Email – studentsupport@manchester.ac.uk
Telephone – 0161 275 3033/3781

When it comes to your wellbeing, a small action can make a big difference. The University of Manchester’s six ways to wellbeing will help you make positive changes to keep feeling good and living well.


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Informal help and advice written by students, for students, covering a wide range of topics that may affect your day-to-day life. With tips on accommodation, health settling in and more, most concerns are covered here.

I'm worried about

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Here you can find a collection of self-help resources compiled by the University of Manchester Counselling and Mental health services.  They can be used outside of or to supplement counselling sessions.

Self-help resources

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These self-help booklets have been written by clinical psychologists with contributions from service users and healthcare staff, including topics such as anxiety, sleep and bereavement. 

NHS guides

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There are a range of events and workshops from the Counselling and Mental Health services, covering themes such as mindfulness and helping to develop a variety of skills. Most sessions take place in the Simon Building Wellbeing Rooms.


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Here you can find out about the support available to you during your time at University, including your school support staff, the Disability Advisory and Support Service, Nightline, and more.

Support services

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