Support available

We have adapted our range of support and services to ensure you get the help you need in a safe way and can continue to make most of your experience.

Health and wellbeing support

We offer a wide range of free support and services to support you in your life and study while you are a student with us. 

Wellbeing access

Our wellbeing access service connects you with the appropriate support and resources. You can complete an online form or contact us by telephone or email.

Student wellbeing service

Our Student Wellbeing team are available to provide help and support by telephone and online. Find out more about our Student Wellbeing Service

Residential life

The Residential Life team are available in our student support centres. The centres are COVID-19 Secure and have been adapted in line with social distancing guidance.
They offer virtual support and have organised a range of virtual community building opportunities which are social, fun and designed to keep you well.

Online wellbeing resources

Use our online wellbeing resources: We have Fika, Talk CampusTogetherall and Being well living well.

Students' Health Service

Our Students' Health Service is an NHS service so has remained open in line with NHS guidance. You can register, book appointments and order prescriptions online. Patients have an initial telephone/video assessment and are seen in the practice if needed. All doctors wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and patients are asked to wear masks and social distance inside the building.  Find out more about our Students' Health Service.

Student Counselling Service

Our therapy sessions are delivered remotely, by video or telephone call. We’re developing our online resources so that we can offer online groups and podcasts. Our Mental Health Advisers offer remote support including telephone, video calls and email. Find out more about our Student Counselling Service

Disability Services

Getting support with your disability is all started and managed electronically. For most students is very straightforward. We offer telephone and video appointments to applicants and students, as well as advice by email. Study skills and mentoring sessions will continue to be offered online. Find out more about our Disability Services

Multi-faith Chaplaincy

Our chaplains are offering support to students via Zoom meetings and are offering a variety of remote events such as meditation. They are planning how they can support the many student run events that normally take place in the Chaplaincy safely next year. Find out more about our Multi-faith Chaplaincy.

Student inclusion

We continue to create an inclusive learning community and environment and to run programmes which can help you feel connected and supported. Our projects include: peer mentoring, Be More Empowered (BME) for Success Programme for BAME students and our Bristol Scholars programme. Support for mature students, young people who are estranged or have experience of care will continue to be available. We will also run our Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS). Find out more about our student inclusion programmes and have a look at our Student Coronavirus EDI Resource Hub to find out what help and support is available. 


All sports facilities are closed until further notice in line with government guidance. Find out more about the latest updates for sport.

Practical support

Student Information Service

Our Student Information Service will continue to be open and available to help you. While our face-to-face services will remain closed for the time being, you can contact us by telephone and email and are able to arrange online appointments if you need specialist advice. We are open Monday to Friday, 9 am to 4.30pm. 

Tel:+44 (0)117 428 3000

The following services can be contacted directly via email/webform:

Emergency funding

If you're experiencing financial hardship we have some emergency funding options that may be able to help. Find out what emergency funds are available.


If you have an enquiry about your application or allocation for university accommodation, or need help or advice about private sector accommodation, contact our accommodation teams.


Even though we are not physically located at the Careers centre at the moment, our careers support staff are still available to help you identify what aspect of the Careers Service will best meet your needs. Find out what careers support and advice is available.

IT support and guidance

Our IT Service Desk is here to help you on and off campus. The free Laptop and Mobile Clinic provides advice and support for connecting to University systems and general issues.
This support is currently online.
Contact us: Email:, Tel: +44 (0)117 428 2100.

Social activities

Join in with a range of extracurricular activities wherever you are. Find out what's on.

Further information: support services

We have a range of support and our dedicated teams are here to help you throughout your time at university.

Bristol Students' Union (SU) services and facilities

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