Offering support through workshops and groups Offering support through workshops and groups

To see details of LET –Learning Enhancement Team’s - workshops, please follow the link.


Wellbeing Workshops January - March 2018


When someone we care about dies it is normal and healthy for us to grieve our loss. Our feelings at this time may be among the most profound and painful we ever experience.

Adjusting to student life while dealing with grief can be difficult. This group aims to bring together students who are experiencing these feelings, giving them the opportunity to share their experiences and coping strategies with each other.

Date and Time: 28th February and 14th March 2018. Can attend one or both. 13:15 -14:15;

Location: SSS Annexe

Book via: for a pre-group interview


Managing Low Mood and Anxiety

This workshop is made up of 4 groups each with 4 weekly sessions. You only need to book onto one group. Throughout these sessions we will explore experiences of low mood, anxiety and panic from a Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) perspective, and introduce evidence based strategies that can be used to ease these difficulties and improve our overall wellbeing.


Group 3

Session 1) 25th April 2018

Session 2) 2nd May 2018

Session 3) 9th May 2018

Session 4) 16th May 2018


Group 4

Session 1) 23rd May 2018

Session 2) 30th May 2018

Session 3) 6th June 2018

Session 4) 13th June 2018


Time: 13:15-14:15

Location: Student Union

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Mindful Walking

Students Support Service is offering mindful walking for students.

Come and walk for ten minutes with focused awareness to help reduce stress and anxiety.

To register your interest please email



The sessions will explore a variety of techniques used in Mindfulness based approaches to wellbeing.

Mindfulness can help us:

  • Develop inner resources to cope with stress, anxiety and depression;
  • Cope with difficulty and experience a greater sense of calm and wellbeing.

Dates and Times: 4 week course 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th March. 1pm – 2pm

Location: SSS Annexe

Book via: for a pre-group interview


4 Ways to Stress Less

When deadlines mount up and the demands of university life take their toll, it can be difficult to focus and maintain stress levels under pressure. This can have a knock-on effect to our work, creating a vicious circle: too stressed to work, but stressed because you can’t work.

This workshop looks at 4 techniques that you can use to help manage anxiety and stress.

Dates and Times: 9 March 13:00 - 14:00

Location: JSC

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Surviving your PhD

Date and Time: 22 March 14:00

Location: Zicer 2.03

Book via: (PGR students only)


Building Resilience

We will look at personal strengths and coping skills. This workshop requires active participation in order to help individuals understand how they can become more resilient.

Date and Time: 23 Feb 13:30 - 15:30

Location: Student Union

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Help When you're Swamped

University life can be demanding, requiring a work/life balance of lectures, deadlines, socializing and more. When we’re dealing with too many things at once we can feel overwhelmed.

This workshop offers practical tools to work through feeling as though you have “too much to do” and find a way to start doing it.

Date and Time: 27 Feb 13:00

Location: JSC

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How to Talk to Anyone

Workshop that presents a variety of strategies and tools for communicating effectively with other people, whether you’re in a seminar, lecture or the LCR!

Date and Time: TBC

Location: JSC

To register your interest in future groups please email


Improving your Sleep

Having trouble sleeping?

Tips and tricks for a good night sleep.

Date and Time: 9 March 13:30 - 14:30

Location: Student Union

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Bite Sized Mindfulness

Date and Time: 16 March 14:00

Location: Zicer

Book via: (PGR students only)


Workshops we ran in the past

If you would like any of these workshops to be repeated or have new ideas, please let us know via

New Students' Survival Guide: The Essentials

New Students' Survival Guide: Finances

New Students' Survival Guide: Sleep

New Students' Survival Guide: Homesickness and Transition

Disabled Student's Allowance

Improving your Sleep

Returning to Study

Building Resilience

Managing Low Mood

Managing Anxiety and Panic

Coping Strategies for the Christmas Period

Finances and Mental Health