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Feeling anxious

Find out how you can get help and who you can talk to.

Everyone feels anxious at some point in their life. It’s a normal emotional response to; feeling out of control, under too much pressure (from ourselves, other people or a situation), feeling there is too much too deal with in one go, or after an upsetting situation or trauma.

You might find yourself worrying about things from the past, the future, your current situation,  your relationships, your studies – or even about being anxious! It’s not unusual to have lots of ‘what if..’ thoughts and to fear the worst, but there is a lot of help available at UH.

Self Help

There are also lots of Self Help resources available including:

Learn about and practice effective strategies to manage anxiety

Help in making choices about treatment, understanding your rights or reaching out to sources of support.

Self-help for Anxiety Management (SAM) mobile app

A really good mobile app the offers a range of self-help methods for helping people manage their anxiety

Need to talk to someone


Who can help?

General anxiety, relationship worries and family pressures

Student Wellbeing - Counselling are here to talk things through with and help you find coping strategies

Worried about your studies?

Talk to other students and your Tutor

Don't forget and check online for Exam/revision or Study help

Money Worries

The Student Finance Support team

The Students' Union Advice and Support Centre 

Worried about the future?

Student Wellbeing - Counselling and the Careers, Employment and Enterprise Service are here to help you think though your options

 Alternatively, the chaplaincy and the Medical Centre are also available for support and advice.

Contact Us

Medical Centre

Student Wellbeing

Today 09:00 - 17:00
Please call us to make an appointment to discuss your needs. Please do not visit the premises unless asked to do so; due to Covid-19 all queries are being dealt with over telephone and e-consultation.
Medical Centre, College Lane


Student Wellbeing

Today 8.30 - 16:00
Student Wellbeing is closed at weekends and during holiday periods.
Student Wellbeing (Counselling), College Lane

The Chaplaincy


Today 08:00 - 21:00
Please check Ask Herts 'Chaplaincy: how can we help?' for up-to-date information
The Key, The Multi Faith Space, College Lane
Today 08:00 - 21:00
The new Multi Faith Space on the de Havilland Campus offers a shared space for those of all faiths and none to take some time out in prayer and reflection or to come and connect with others exploring faith.
The Multi Faith Space, de Havilland, de Havilland

Student Funding and Financial Support

Student Finance

Today 09:00 - 16:00
Offering guidance and support to our Student Loans Company (SLC) funded students.
Hutton Hub, College Lane
Today 09:00 - 16:00
Offering financial support to students, such as the Hardship Fund, Blackbullion and Money Management Workshops
Hutton Hub, College Lane

Herts SU Advice and Support Centre

Hertfordshire Students' Union

Today 10:00 - 16:00
Our team aims to respond to e-mail queries within 2 working days or less. Pre-booking appointments (either online, via telephone or in-person) is advised.
Hertfordshire Students' Union, College Lane Campus

Careers and Employment

Today 09.00 - 17.00
The Careers and Employment Service is open to all of our current students and graduate for up to four years after their course ends. We offer daily video, phone, and in-person appointments with Careers Advisers. Appointments are available on both College Lane in the Hutton Hub and on de Havilland in the Enterprise Hub. Please find out more by visiting our website: Contact the Careers and Employment team instantly with Live Chat on the Careers and Employment website. To start a conversation with the team, visit the homepage and click the icon in the bottom right-hand corner.
LB416, College Lane