Student Wellbeing

Academic, Pastoral and Wellbeing Support

There is a network of support that exists for students at the University of Cambridge within the College, the University, partnerships and beyond.

Sources of Support within College:

  • Your Director of Studies (commonly referred to as DoS) is effectively responsible your academic welfare.
  • Your Tutor who is responsible for providing help and advice on pastoral matters relating to a your education and life at the College.
  • Dean of Chapel: Stephen Plant has been Dean and Chaplain at Trinity Hall since 2010.
  • The Wellbeing Team exists to support the wellbeing of students at Trinity Hall.
  • Porters are located on all our sites and  you can seek their help at the Porters’ Lodges.
  • JCR and MCR committee representatives are students who can help support you, with a fellow student’s perspective.

Sources of Support within the University: University Student Support Services

  • University Counselling Service (one-to-one counselling, group and workshops).
  • Accessibility and Disability Resource Centre (one-to-one disability support, student support documents, study skills, mentoring, human support, assistive technology, neurodiversity screening service etc).
  • Student Wellbeing Team (wellbeing support specialised in postgraduate issues).
  • Harassment and Violence Support Service.
  • Personalised Eating Disorders Support (delivered in partnership with the University.
    PEDS offers services for those with Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating Disorder (where the individual does not meet the criteria for the local NHS secondary care eating disorder team- adult or children and young people -CAMHS) or those at risk of these eating disorders, experiencing symptoms which affect quality of life.

Other Sources of Support within the University

Cambridge Students’ Union Services and Support