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Enablement and Wellbeing

Our professional and confidential Health and Wellbeing services offer support for your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellbeing, helping you to make the most out of your time at university. We can help you with:

Disability support

Practical support and advice for prospective and current students with physical or sensory disabilities, specific learning difficulties (ie dyslexia), autism or chronic medical conditions. We also provide information about additional funding such as Disabled Students’ Allowances, run a Personal Assistance Scheme and offer a dyslexia screening and diagnostic service. Go to Disability support

Mental health and wellbeing

Practical support and advice for prospective and current students with concerns about their general wellbeing (everything from coping with exam stress to sexuality and relationships) or mental health difficulties. We also provide advice and guidance for young people leaving care and applying to or already studying at university. Go to Mental health and wellbeing


Free, one-to-one counselling sessions with professional, qualified counsellors. Go to Counselling

Health care

Don’t wait until you become ill to register with a doctor – find out how to sign up with a GP here. We also offer information about finding dentists and other health care providers in Birmingham. Go to Health care

Faith and spiritual wellbeing

Our Chaplains are here for students and staff, whether you follow a faith or have none. Go to Chaplaincy

Contact us

Take a look at our Health and Wellbeing pages for comprehensive information on our services, call Student Affairs direct on +44 (0)121 331 5588 or send your queries online to Ask Us and we will respond within three working days.