10th October is World Mental Health Day, FREE events

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Monday 10th October is World Mental Health Day, the overall objective of World Mental Health Day is to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and to mobilize efforts in support of mental health.

We all know how stressful being a student can be, whether it's lectures, coursework, revision, exams, or any other form of academic activity, especially around exam season. So this World Mental Health Day we have put on a range of FREE activites for you to take part in that will hopefully help you to feel that little be better. 



Vice President Wellbeing and Diversity, Joshua Borokinni

"As your VP Wellbeing and Diversity, it is my responsibility to ensure that your mental health is always a priority for the Students' Union and the University. The 10th of October, being World Mental Health Day, is another reminder for you to stress less, look after your wellbeing, and check on your friends. To commemorate this special day, we have arranged for a variety of activities that can help improve your mental health"



FREE activities for you: 



Do you or some you know need help with there mental health? There is support available for you


  • University Mental Health support
    Wellbeing Services are open and available to support you wherever you are.
  • UPSU Advice
    Free independent advice service that can help point you in the right direction for the support you need
    Created by students, counsellors and researchers. Watch, read, listen, find apps and useful links to the best online resources and information about mental health and well-being.
  • Togetherall
    Togetherall is an online community for people who are stressed, anxious or feeling low. The service has an active forum with round-the-clock support from trained professionals. You can talk anonymously to other members and take part in group or 1-to-1 therapy with therapists.
  • Student Minds 
    Empowering students and members of the university community to develop the knowledge, confidence and skills to look after their own mental health, support others and create change.