Support and resources to help you stay well.
Find out about opportunities to enhance your wellbeing at Kent, and get support if you need it.
Be sure to follow Student Support and Wellbeing @UniKentSSW on Instagram for more wellbeing tips and resources.
Check out the Student Support and Wellbeing webpages for support info and contact details.
You can also find out about accessing 24/7 support from our partner organisations wherever you are, whenever you need it.
We want to ask you a few questions about your time at university, your experience with student services and/or your experiences at work. In this study, we will explore sensitive topics such as loneliness and mental health challenges you may be experiencing.
The purpose of this research is to gain a better understanding of student mental health and inform university student services and graduate employers on how they can support you. Share your thoughts today and help us enhance the student experience for you and your peers.
If you complete the survey, you also have the chance to win a smartwatch.
From therapy dogs and art exhibits to book swaps and mindful colouring spaces, there's all sorts on offer at our Templeman (Canterbury) and Drill Hall (Medway) libraries to support your wellbeing.
The popular Pause for Paws events are back every Wednesday in Nexus (except 14 Feb) from 24 Jan until 20 March. Take a break from your studies and relax with some cute therapy dogs!
We also have free non-academic books as well as e-books and audiobooks! Check out the ‘Love to Read’ or ‘Wellbeing and self-help’ collections.
Take some time out from your busy schedule to relax in our Chill Out Room on Floor 1, Block D. It's open 09:00 - 21:00 providing a quiet space away from your studies. If you're using a student PC don't forget to save your work and use the 'Take a break' app.
Alternatively you can take a break in the Library Café, or by taking a walk on our beautiful campus. If you're using a student PC don't forget to save your work and use the 'Take a break' app.
Look out for things you can get involved in to support your wellbeing.
We have a number of ways to help staff look after their mental health, from our Employee Assistance Programme, to Mental Health Allies you can get in touch with and HR support.
Learn more about enhancing your wellbeing by reading the staff #UniKentWellbeing flyer, or why not sign up for coffee with a mystery colleague to meet someone new and get talking.