Counselling and Mental Health

The Counselling and Mental Health Support Team have organised a series of stress, relaxation and social confidence workshops which are being held right here in your Students’ Union!


If you would like support for managing exam or study stress, would like to learn some effective relaxation techniques, or would like to find out how to build confidence and assertiveness, make sure you check-out the workshops below.  You can book onto any of these workshops by emailing All of the workshops below will be held at 2pm-3.30pm in training room 3 in the Students’ Union (on the first floor).


Stress workshop


This workshop looks at tips and techniques to help with studying for exams, although the techniques can be used for other types of studying as well. It will look at the signs and symptoms of stress and anxiety and explore ways to cope with these.


  • Wednesday 29th January 2014
  • Wednesday 19th February 2014
  • Wednesday 12th March 2014
  • Wednesday 23rd April 2014




This workshop is an interactive opportunity to find out more about what happens when you are stressed, how relaxation can help, and how you can try relaxation techniques yourself.  The workshop is perfect for the exam and dissertation frazzled student!


  • Wednesday 22nd January 2014
  • Wednesday 12th February 2014
  • Wednesday 19th March 2014
  • Wednesday 30th April 2014


Social confidence


Attend this workshop to find out how to build confidence and assertiveness; how to do well in social situations and make friends; and, how to get on better with others and deal with difficult situations.  This workshop is great for the challenge of being at University with all those other students!


  • Wednesday 5th March 2014