# Welfare support

The Welfare team are here to provide all home students with a confidential service offering advice, support and guidance for all issues (and not restricted to academic related issues). All International and EU students should seek advice from the International Student Support Office in the Student Centre.

# We can help with

The Welfare team are often the first point of contact for all new referrals into Health and Wellbeing and can offer support with various issues including:

  • Unwanted teasing, intimidation, threats, harassment or bullying
  • Personal issues
  • Family upheaval
  • Bereavement
  • Relationship breakdown
  • Support after an unwanted sexual incident
  • Problems with workload (non academic)
  • Exam support
  • Maternity related issues
  • Key contact for Care Leavers
  • Liaising with University staff on your behalf
  • Public health issues (such as meningitis, swine flu)
  • And much more!

The Welfare Team liaise with faculties in order to offer you the best possible support where appropriate and are the named contact for all Care Leavers. We also work closely with other support services inside and outside the University and are always happy to be the first port of call.

# Contacts

The Welfare Team offer support to students throughout the year via email, telephone or face-to-face appointments. Further advice can be obtained by either calling 024 7765 8029 or emailing us:

# Booking an appointment

Online bookable appointments are available with either teams, Monday through to Friday. To book an appointment, go to the bookings webpage (opens new window). Sign in using your university computer login and password and click on the create booking tab to make the appointment.

# Get help in an emergency

Please note: Welfare Services are not an emergency service. If you are in an emergency crisis - call 999. If you are thinking of seriously harming yourself, or are having suicidal thoughts, please speak to your doctor immediately or ring the NHS helpline 111 or call the Samaritans 116 123 or go to the Coventry Walk-In Centre 0300 200 0060.