Support at the University of Essex:

You can attend our Wellbeing Drop-In at all 3 campuses which is staffed by Wellbeing Assessors who work for the Student Wellbeing and Inclusivity Service, further information on how to access Drop In can be found here.

Our Wellbeing Assessors can give you a listening ear and signpost you to appropriate services. If you would feel more comfortable with a telephone or Zoom appointment, you can request this via our online appointment form

If you're living on campus, the Residence Life Team is available to assist you. They can offer advice, mediation, and support to address any concerns related to harassment or bullying within the residential community. You can find out more information here.

You can also access SU Advice. The SU Advice Team provide free, confidential, independent and impartial advice on a range of topics and you can find out more information here.

External Support:
All Campuses:

You can contact Victim Support for for free and confidential help regarding sexual harassment. Call your local Essex victim care team at 0808 17 81 694 (8am-5pm, Monday to Friday), or reach out to the Supportline at 08 08 16 89 111 for after-hours support, available 24/7.

Strut Safe is a volunteer-operated initiative offering a free and non-judgmental support line. Whether you're traveling to or from a location, STRUT Safe will stay on the line with you until you reach your destination safely. You can reach them on Fridays and Saturdays between 7pm and 3am and on Sundays between 7pm and 1pm by calling 0333 335 0026 and you can find more information here. 



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