Welfare and mental health resources

Student Support 

Please remember that your college Welfare Team are still available to provide support and guidance during this time, even if you are not currently residing in Oxford. If you are an estranged student or care-leaver and would like clarity around what support is available to you, please contact your college Welfare Team in the first instance. Our Assistant Deans are still living on-site and are available to help you. 

Counselling and University-Based Support 

  • The Student Welfare and Support Services are open but have transitioned all services, including Counsellingthe Disability Advisory Services and Sexual Harassment and Violence Support, to a remote service. The building on Worcester Street is closed with all staff working remotely. Online and telephone appointments are being offered, and students should continue to refer themselves to the relevant services through the existing routes. Students can also make use of thfree self-help resources available on the website. 
  • Details of college chaplainand contacts for other faith groups are available on the University website here 
  • Oxford University Coffee Ambassadors offer 1:1 meetups (online) with a trained peer supporter, many of whom are DPhil students.  

Mental Health Support 

The following websites provide a range of online resources and advice for managing your mental health during this challenging time: