The University Counselling Service
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The University Counselling Service

The University Counselling Service at The University of Nottingham provides a year-round service for all students and staff. We offer a range of services including groups and workshops, self-help resources and individual counselling. 

UCU Strike Action – Counselling Service provision

As you probably know, the University and College Union (UCU) is taking strike action which is planned for up to 14 days from 22 February 2018 – 16 March 2018.

Strike Action- impact on access to the Counselling service

Counselling service team staff members of UCU will be taking action and this will affect access to the service for initial consultation and scheduled appointments. 

The service team will try to honour pre-arranged appointments where possible and practical.

If you need urgent help during this period, please contact your GP or one of:

In the event of an emergency, please contact:

Urgent medical and psychiatric help can be obtained at the Emergency Department at the Queen's Medical Centre, or in an emergency call 999.

Other options:

Useful apps and other self-help resources at .

You may wish to consider our Groups and Workshops programme.

Exam or work anxiety

If you are contacting due to exam and/or work anxiety, please take a look at and for practical self-help tips and advice.

Further information on UCU industrial action:


Extentuating circumstances

The University Counselling Service does not normally provide evidence of extenuating circumstances if a student has not had previous contact with the service.

Find out more about extenuating circumstances

Finding us

The University Counselling Service is located in The Orchards Building, which can be found behind the Law and Social Sciences Building car park on University Park.

Find out more about how to get to the service



University Counselling Service

The Orchards
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0)115 951 3695