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Help is always available. Whatever you might encounter during your studies, we will support you in any way we can.

Emotional and mental wellbeing is a major priority at Bloomsbury Institute. Students often live on limited incomes and need to balance work, family and friendship commitments with their studies, so it’s important for us all to find effective ways of coping.

On this page, you can find some of the support we can offer. Remember, we’re always here if you would like someone to talk to and do check out our Wellbeing Blog for tips, upcoming workshops and more!

Are you in a crisis?

In a life-threatening situation, dial 999 to speak to Emergency Services. If you are experiencing a mental health crisis and would like someone to talk to, Samaritans are available 24-hours a day on 116 123.

Speak to SEWS

Your Student Engagement, Wellbeing and Success team are here to help.

We’re here Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm except bank holidays.

Wellbeing resources and initiatives


TogetherAll is an anonymous online community where you can discuss wellbeing issues with your peers. TogetherAll is provided for all students, you’ll just need to create an anonymous account with your email address.

Peer mentoring

Sometimes it is easier to talk things through with someone in a similar situation. We can  match you with a trained Peer Mentor who can help you with any academic, social, financial, or personal concerns.

Support for families

Studying for a degree is a huge commitment, but it should always complement your life outside your studies, especially if you’re a parent. You can find some of the ways we help our students with families to flourish here.

Wellbeing on Canvas

Enrol in the Wellbeing course on Canvas for regular updates from your Wellbeing team. You can also find self-help resources, wellbeing tips and more wellbeing guides.

Student Guide

Our Student Guide to Mental Health and Wellbeing contains helpful tips for maintaining a stable mindset as well as advice about what kind of support we can provide.

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I’ve had some problems at home, and the wellbeing team have really helped me with that. Before Bloomsbury I feel like I had a very negative outlook on life, but since coming here, I feel like I’ve picked up on a lot of positive energy and positive habits, that I can help other people with too. It’s definitely transformed my life in a way that I couldn’t have imagined.

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For me, the support network in Bloomsbury is second to none – I’ve never known something to be so extensive. The Disability and Wellbeing team have been really beneficial for me, they helped me to understand the support I can get because of the health conditions I have.