Health and Wellbeing

As a UCLan student, your health and wellbeing is very important to the university. Alongside our dedicated on-campus medical centre and pharmacy, you have access to trained counsellors and mental health advisors. These teams are here to support you in a confidential manner throughout your time at university.

Counselling Service

The university's counselling service is staffed by a team of professionally trained and experienced therapists. We offer a free, confidential service to all registered UCLan students

Disability Service

We are fully committed to enabling access to all individuals who seek to benefit from our educational activities. We strive to remove any barriers for those with disabilities as far as possible, to ensure that we provide an inclusive environment and address any areas of under-representation or barriers to access, retention, satisfaction or success.

Medical Centre

Whether you are feeling ill, want contraception advice, are concerned about your sexual health, or need information on vaccinations for a trip abroad, the staff at the University Medical Centre are able to provide you with a caring and confidential service on these and a wide range of medical matters.

Mental Health Advisors

The Mental Health Advisors Service at UCLan is staffed by a team of professionally trained and experienced practitioners. We offer a free, confidential service to all registered UCLan students which is open throughout the year. We offer assessment appointments, advice and signposting to services to best meet a student’s needs.

Multi-Faith Centre

The Multi-faith Centre exists to encourage people in the pursuit and development of their faith, and to promote understanding and respect amongst members of different faiths. It also offers a neutral space where the chaplaincy team offer pastoral and spiritual support for all, whether they have a faith allegiance or not.

Sport and Fitness

UCLan have two key sports facilities - the multi-million pound, state-of-the-art, Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre, and one of the region's best multi-sport facilities, the UCLan Sports Arena. Importantly, UCLan students based at the main Preston campus are entitled to free sports membership to these excellent facilities.

Student Mentoring

The Student Mentoring Team at UCLan provides support to students from before they arrive on campus, right up until they graduate. We know there are many issues facing students and we want you to make the most of your Student Experience.

Transgender Students

UCLan recognises the unique issues faced by transgender students and are committed to providing support from someone who understands your needs. As such, we have a designated contact within Student Services who can provide you with advice, guidance or just someone to chat to.

Wellbeing Advisors

During your time at UCLan, there may be spells when you feel overwhelmed, stressed, experience difficulties with your health, housing, personal life, or studies. If you feel like this at any point or are finding things difficult in any other way, please access support and advice as early as possible.

Students' Union

The SU can offer a range of information and advice on general health, mental health, sexual health, drugs and alcohol and personal safety.