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Wellbeing and Support

Lancaster has a range of specialist support services that work in partnership with your academic department and your college to offer you the right support at the right time.

How we can support you

An introduction to Student Wellbeing Support at Lancaster University. Hear about our College Advisory Teams, our College Wellbeing Officers and the Student Transitions Team.

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Students' union support

Lancaster University Students' Union is here to enhance every aspect of your time as a student, supporting your social life, your studies, your sporting activities, your hobbies and interests, and the causes you care about.

The Union's Advice service is here for students at Lancaster University and its partner institutions across the globe. They offer independent, confidential, free advice on a wide range of issues, from your course and exams, to budgeting, health and wellbeing, and more.

Students' Union Advice

Looking after your mental health

Second-year Design student Tai describes how he looks after his mental health and wellbeing whilst studying.

Mental Health Works

A supportive community

Mujahid describes how the support available at Lancaster has helped him settle into university life.

A Place for Mujahid


POWR is a tool that supports students in improving their own wellbeing. It offers an easy-to-answer assessment that will provide students with their own personal wellbeing score. It also features a dedicated portal providing a range of different benefits and tools including a personalised behaviour management plan and on demand exercise classes.



Our multi-faith Chaplaincy Centre is a welcoming place for people of all faiths and none. It includes facilities for the Baha'i, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Islam and Jewish faiths and also a Muslim Prayer Room.


Looking after your mate

In this video, Digital Content Ambassador Charlotte describes her experience of attending a Looking after Your Mate workshop, run by Student Minds. These workshops are designed to give students the tools they need to support others.

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