Lifelong Learning Centre

Support outside the LLC

Family Support Students

Leeds University Union

The Union’s Student Advice Centre offers free, confidential information and advice on matters such as housing, University procedures, money, health and wellbeing and has been awarded the Community Legal Service Quality Mark. The Union’s Joblink service can help students find part-time work.

The LLC also works with the Union to support students, particularly part-time and mature undergraduates, and promote their needs within the University. In particular, it maintains close contacts with student social groups and can facilitate introductions to these groups for interested students.

You can contact the Union by calling 0113 380 1290, emailing them or visiting their website.

Leeds University Library

The Skills@Library service offers a range of helpful workshops on matters relating to study, time management, presentation skills, writing skills, conquering exam anxiety and many more. You can contact Skills@Library by calling 0113 343 4096, emailing them or visiting their website.

Student Counselling Centre

The University has its own counselling centre for students, offering free and confidential support for a wide range of situations. You can contact the Student Counselling Centre by calling 0113 343 4107, emailing them or visiting their website.

The Big White Wall

University of Leeds students going through a tough time can now access free online support with Big White Wall. Whether you’re struggling to sleep, feeling low, stressed or not coping, Big White Wall can help you get support, take control and feel better.

The service provides 24/7 online peer and professional support, with trained counsellors. Big White Wall provides a safe space online to get things off your chest, explore your feelings and learn how to improve and self-manage your mental health and wellbeing.

Big White Wall is totally anonymous, so no one will know you’ve chosen to use it unless you tell them!

More than three quarters of members feel better as a result of using the service and nearly 90% use Big White Wall outside of 9-5pm. You can get support on the service at any time of the day or night, 7 days a week, 365 days a year!

To join Big White Wall’s supportive online community, simply go to and sign up with your university email address. You then choose an anonymous username for your time on Big White Wall.

Careers Centre

The Careers Centre offers a wide range of services for students at any point in your studies to help you plan your career development and achieve your goals. You can contact the Careers Centre by calling 0113 343 5295, emailing them or visiting their website.

Leeds Universities Chaplaincy

The Chaplaincy provides a pastoral service to staff and students of all faiths and none. Its main base is the Emmanuel Centre on the main University campus. You can contact the Chaplaincy by calling 0113 343 5071, emailing them or visiting their website.