Members of our community will have seen the deeply distressing news of the conflict currently taking place. We offer our deepest sympathies to all who have been impacted by the events in Israel and Gaza.
The University is here to support anyone who has been affected.
During this difficult time, we ask everyone to be respectful and supportive of each other. Our Report and Support website is available to anyone who experiences any instances of harassment, hate speech or any form of abuse.
We have a dedicated advisor for any International Students who can provide support and advice and co-ordinate support from other services. You can contact the International Student Support Advisor by email at [email protected].
There is a Student Wellbeing Advisor at each ULaw campus with whom you can discuss any concerns. They are a great source of practical information, advice and guidance and can refer you on to specialist services both within the University and in the local area where relevant.
You can contact your local advisor by emailing wellbeing-(campus)@law.ac.uk – for example for Leeds, email [email protected].
Student Journey Advisors
You can also contact your Student Journey Advisor for help and support on any matter related to your studies at ULaw. They will be able to signpost you to the relevant academic help and support.
You may have assessments coming up in the next few weeks. If you feel that you are unable to sit an upcoming assessment due to distress or anxiety you will need to submit an application for the University to take this into account. You can find information on what to do if you can't attend your assessment in the Assessment Office Overview for students here: Assessment Office Overview - Overview | Rise 360 (articulate.com).
The Students’ Union is here to support you during this difficult time. Huma and Pedram, your Co-Presidents, are ready to listen and address your concerns, give you a voice and represent your interests to the University. You can contact Huma and Pedram at [email protected].
If you feel the Students’ Union can be of help, please do not hesitate to get in touch.
Support Available 24/7
Togetherall is a safe, online community where people support each other anonymously – a community for shared experiences and mutual support. The platform promotes a sense of belonging and connection through community and is accessible anywhere, anytime 24/7.
You can access Togetherall here.
Spectrum Life Student Assistance Programme
The Student Assistance Programme (SAP) provides a confidential, in-the-moment support service, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can contact them about anything, including stress, anxiety, grief, loss and much more. There is a confidential freephone helpline (UK only, chargeable from outside the UK), an online chat function through the platform or you can request a callback.
The SAP can also refer you on for up to six sessions of short-term counselling where this is appropriate.
Access the SAP by phone or register to the platform below:
- Freephone from the UK: 0800 031 8227
- Phone from outside the UK: +353 1 518 0277 (international call rates apply)
- WhatsApp: Text “Hi” to +44 7418 360 780
- Register to access the online platform: Click here (Chrome browser works best). You can also download the Spectrum Life from the App Store or Google Play – search for “Spectrum Life”.
ULaw Wellbeing App
Our ULaw Wellbeing App is a great source of help and support. You will also find contact details for ULaw support services and a range of local and national support agencies within the UK.