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The role of the welfare officer is to listen to you, your concerns and worries about your experiences with the university, issues you have regarding the club/ members within the club & to help get you the support you need by signposting you to the right places if you need support that I am not able to provide you. I am a friendly face that you can raise your questions, concerns and issues with. I will always aim to actively listen to you and provide you with the correct channels of support.



MONDAY: 11:00-13:00

WEDNESDAY:  13:00-15:00

get in touch with your welfare officer via

You can email in at anytime - however, response times will be within this window, anything urgent please see links and other contacts below. We can also organise a face to face meeting via in person correspondance or via email.  You can also talk to members of committee when at sessions, if I'm not there. 

Student wellbeing

Student accessibility
NHS mental health services
BEAT- Eating Disorder helpline and service
Nightline, (listening and information service run by Exeter students, for Exeter students)

Call Estate Patrol, the University security service available 24/7 on 01392 723999


  • Togetherall is an online, anonymous community that provides 24/7 peer-to-peer and professional support (from experienced clinicians who are always online), plus a range of courses and tools to help you self-manage your wellbeing. You can register for free using your University email address.

  • Shout is a free text service for anyone who is in crisis and needs immediate help. It can be accessed 24/7 from anywhere in the UK. Text ‘Shout’ to 85258 to start texting with a trained volunteer.

  • Samaritans provide a 24/7 confidential listening and support service where you are able to talk through your troubles and concerns in a safe and non-judgmental space. You can:
    Call: 116 123   


  • Papyrus provide confidential help and advice around mental health and suicide to young people and anyone worried about a young person. Their opening hours are 9am – 12am (midnight) every day, including weekends and bank holidays. You can:
    Call: 0800 068 41 41
    Text: 07860039967


  • Student Space, a website created by Mental Health charity Student Minds to support students during the Coronavirus pandemic, offers 24/7 text messaging support. They also offer phone support and webchat support from 4pm – 11pm every day.

  • If you are in Exeter, you can phone the NHS Urgent Mental Health Line, available 24/7 on 0808 196 8708 (free) or 0300 555 5000. You will be able to speak with a mental health professional and gain advice on the best course of care.

If there is an immediate emergency and you require the police, ambulance or fire services call 999. 
In case of overdose you must seek immediate medical help by calling 999, even if you do not feel unwell. The effects of an overdose can be delayed by hours (even days) and can be fatal.

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