Student Support & Wellbeing

Emergency wellbeing support

Crisis drop-in sessions

If you feel you are in need of urgent support we offer crisis drop-in sessions every week day when you can come to the Student Support and Wellbeing reception and be seen by a member of the team. During these appointments we will listen to your concerns and try to direct you in to the most appropriate help and support.

  • 14:00 – 16:00 at Canterbury – Student Support and Wellbeing Reception, H Block, Keynes
  • 12:00 – 13:00 at Medway – Student Support Office, Gillingham Building, G0-05
  • Contact Wellbeing Services

NHS 111

  • NHS 111 is the NHS urgent help advice line. It’s fast, easy and free. Call 111 when you need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergency.

University Nursing Services

  • Open daily in term time 7am-midnight - walk-in service midnight-7am for emergency care. Nursing Services is available to students for support, advice, treatment of minor illnesses and injury, and contraceptive advice.
  • University Nursing Service, Banking Hall (Next to Security), University of Kent, CT2 7NQ, 01227 823503

University Medical Centre

  • The University Medical Centre is an NHS general practice based on the University of Kent Canterbury campus, Giles Lane, Canterbury
  • Phone: 01227 469333 Out of hours emergency: (NHS) dial 111.


  • Samaritans Canterbury
  • 32 Northgate Canterbury Kent CT1 1BL
  • National telephone: 116 123 (this number is free to call)
  • Email Samaritans: (UK and ROI)





Student Support - © University of Kent

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Last Updated: 11/11/2019