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In this section you will find the following guidelines and resources relating to student support:
- Guide to Student Support
- Care Leavers and Estranged Students
- Disabled Students
- Financial Support
- Guidance and Support Following Sexual Assault
- Inclusive Cultures Strategy External Support Digest
- Inclusive Practice and Alternative Assessment
- Promoting Mental Health and Wellbeing
- Religion and Belief
- Togetherall (24/7 support for your mental health)
Guide to Student Support
Care Leavers and Estranged Students
You can find information about support for care leavers and estranged students, including the care leaver and estranged student bursary, on this page.
You can find information about support for disabled students on this page.
You can find information about financial support for students on this page.
Guidance and Support Following Sexual Assault
If you have experience rape or sexual assault, or if you a member of staff supporting a student who has reported rape or sexual assault, you can find guidance documents under the ‘Policy on Sexual Misconduct, Harassment and and Related Behaviours’ section of this page.
Inclusive Cultures Strategy External Support Digest
The Conservatoire for Dance and Drama has collated an extensive list of external support services to support the needs of student whether this be general support or specific person support. This can be found under the ‘Inclusivity Policies and Protocols’ section of this page.
Inclusive Practice and Alternative Assessment
Promoting mental health and wellbeing
In this section you can find organisations offering online support, resources and self-help information. You can also view our guidelines for supporting students with mental health difficulties, including our leaflets for staff and students.
Student Minds is the UK’s student mental health charity.
look after your mate is an interactive guide for students about understanding mental health and helping to look after each other through university life.
CCI (Centre for Clinical Interventions)
Self Help workbooks:
Self-help online programme to alleviate depression, anxiety, social anxiety, relationship breakdown and loss & grief:
Get Self Help
Worksheets based on Cognitive Behavioural principles (CBT):
Online/phone app meditation (free trial of 10 sessions):
How to Meditate
Basic meditation techniques:
Free online support and counselling for young people up to 25:
Living life to the full
Online self-help strategies and courses:
Mark Williams ‘finding peace in a frantic world’:
Mindfulness for Students
Information about mindfulness and meditation exercises:
Free interactive self-help program that provides cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) training:
Information about a variety of things, including medication, mental health difficulties:
NHS Self Help Leaflets
A selection of NHS information leaflets:
Free mindfulness meditation (online and phone app):
Information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments:
Religion and Belief
This template policy provides guidance on how to meet the needs of students, with respect
to religion and belief.
Conservatoire School students going through a tough time can access free online support with Togetherall.
Whether you’re struggling to sleep, feeling low, stressed or unable to cope, Togetherall can help you get support, take control and feel better.
You will have access to a 24/7 online community and professional support from trained counsellors. Togetherall provides a safe space online to get things off your chest, explore your feelings, get creative and learn how to self-manage your mental health and wellbeing.
Togetherall is totally anonymous, so no one will know you’ve chosen to use it unless you tell them!
Most members report feeling better and more able to cope with university life as a result of using the service and nearly 90% use Togetherall outside of 9-5pm.
To join us, simply go to www.Togetherall.com and sign up under ‘organisation’ with your School e-mail address.