Student Mental Health Support

Through our partnership with Anxiety UK, we can offer a range of support for those studying architecture, architectural technology or landscape architecture. Please see our eligibility criteria below for different types of support available.

All Students

  • Annual membership of Anxiety UK (includes free subscription to Headspace app, access to reduced cost therapies and many more - find out more here)
  • Dedicated email support
  • Dedicated phone helpline support

To sign up for this membership, you can contact AUK directly on 

0844 848 7921 or email abs@anxietyuk.org.uk

and let them know your course titleuniversity and which year of study you are in. AUK will take your details and arrange the membership for you. We will cover the cost! It's as simple as that.

Students with 1 year's work experience in the industry in the UK

  • Annual membership of Anxiety UK
  • Wellbeing assessment (including annual membership to Anxiety UK)
  • One to one therapy (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy - CBT, counselling, clinical hypnotherapy, acupuncture) via a network of approved therapists.
  • Dedicated email support
  • Dedicated phone helpline support

This requires a referral to AUK from us, so please contact us first on 

020 7580 2823 or email help@absnet.org.uk

You may also be eligible to receive financial support or other support services appropriate to your situation. Please provide some information and contact details so we can get in touch with you to ensure we support you as best as we can.

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    If in the current climate you are facing redundancy please see here for more information, including how the ABS can help you.
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