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Mental Health Awareness week, 18-24 May

Friday 15-05-2020 - 15:30

Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, Mental Health Awareness Week takes place from 18-24 May 2020. The theme is kindness.

Why kindness? Helping others is good for our mental health and it’s good for society (now even more so!)

To support you with this, the Mental Health foundation have a few suggestions for ‘acts of kindness’ you can take during this time:


Perhaps you’d like to share what you’ve done with us?

Simply send us a few words and a photo or a quick 30-second video!

Share it on our socials and tag us @westminstersu 


Online Workshop 

You can also sign up to Look After Your Mate training to learn how to support friends who may be struggling:


Wednesday 20th May 2020 | 10am-12:30pm

Thursday 28th May 2020 | 2pm-4:30pm

Wednesday 3rd June 2020 | 2pm-4:30pm


How to seek advice

If you need to talk to someone about your mental health, the University’s Counselling team is offering online appointments here

If you need independent advice on Mitigating Circumstances Claims, Academic Misconduct, or Academic Appeals and Complaints, book an appointment with UWSU Advice



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