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Academic Division

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Purpose: Making Cambridge accessible, promoting and facilitating wellbeing, and providing support for students when they need it through a range of services.

For more information about these services, visit the Student Support website.


Wellbeing Service

The Wellbeing Service delivers prevention-focused wellbeing support for postgraduate students (taught and research). The Service also offers advice and coordination where needed by student-facing staff, to deliver a joined-up approach for students and the staff supporting them.

University Counselling Service

The University Counselling Service provides free inclusive, non-judgemental, timely and confidential therapeutic services, via its One at a Time Therapy (OAATT) service delivery model.

Mental Health Advice Service

The Mental Health Advice Service offers medium term, evidence-based interventions to students with mental health issues who experience a significant impact on their ability to participate in their everyday lives or academic work.  

Mental Health Change Programme - Following a strategic review of student mental health provision which took place in 2021, the collegiate University has embarked on a three-year programme of change aimed at taking forward the recommendations from this review and improving the support for student mental health and wellbeing. A team has been established to lead and coordinate this change programme. 

Harassment and Violence Support Service (HVSS)

The HVSS provides trauma-informed emotional and practical support to students who have been subjected to sexual violence (and/or racial harassment, discrimination and violence). The HVSS also provides advice and training to staff who are supporting students subjected to sexual violence (and/or racial harassment, discrimination and violence). 

Accessibility and Disability Resource Centre (ADRC)

The ADRC is a confidential and accessible service that offers advice, guidance and support to current and prospective disabled students and staff members supporting them.