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Current undergraduates

Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages


Student Welfare

Student Welfare

Support within the University


The University Counselling Service

The University Counselling Service runs group workshops for all students.

Subjects include:

  • Understanding & managing your anxiety
  • Self-compassion
  • Surviving Cambridge - a workshop for Masters and PGCE students.
  • Perfectionism v. Healthy Striving
  • Understanding and managing panic attacks

Follow this link to book a place and to read more about each course:


If you feel you need one to one counselling support then you can self-refer to the Counselling Service. Information on making an appointment is available here:


Other sources of support within the University

  • The College Porters' Lodge - you should have received the contact details when you started
  • Your College Welfare Team - this may include a counsellor if your College has one
  • College Nurse who may also be part of the College Welfare Team
  • College Tutorial Office - if you have a query about exam arrangements for example
  • Your College Tutor
  • Students' Unions' Advice Service:
  • The Disability Resource Centre:


We also advise that you familiarise yourself with what to do in a mental health emergency. The University Counselling Service has information on its website: