University Counselling Services


Details of upcoming workshops that may be of interest


  Some feedback from our previous workshops:

"Lovely presenters, engaging, made me feel better about coming forward’"

"Really clear and helpful. There can never be too many workshops like this’.

"I've found attending the Panic Group immensely helpful; I feel I'm starting to make progress and am feeling a lot more hopeful and empowered with the help of this group and counselling. I'd just like to thank you for facilitating such a helpful, inclusive, empowering group and for being so approachable, knowledgeable and helpful!"


   SLEEPLESS IN BRIGHTON - INSOMNIA!   Workshop for students

   Wednesday 13th March 2019

   No need to book, simply arrive for a prompt start at 3:00pm BRAMBER 255

   Insomnia is a common sleep problem for adults, however the highest

   percentage is amongst those under the age of 30.  This workshop will help

   you find ways to change the cycle that can make you fear going to bed.

   Come to this workshop and take the  first step towards change.

   BEATING PANIC   Workshops For Students

 Monday 11th March 2019

 First session: 3:00PM - 5:00PM   

 Venue: PEVENSEY 1 (2D10)

 6 consecutive workshops taking place each Monday, run by the Counselling Service. 

Please contact the Counselling Service on 01273 678 156 to register your interest for this or future Panic workshops.. 

 Topics covered will be:

 The Role of Anxiety & How We Misinterpret What it Tells Us

 The Panic Cycle & How to Get Off It    

 Avoidance Just Makes it Worse & How to Cope

 Overcoming Panic

 Continuing to Overcome Panic


Look After Your Mate Workshops

The Sussex Student Wellbeing Team are now delivering the Student Minds Look After Your Mate workshop. The workshop gives students the skills to offer support to friends, including:

  • Understanding the Student Journey
  • Practical Tips of Looking After A Mate:
    • Starting a conversation
    • Communication techniques
    • Listening
    • Motivating
  • Knowing what support is out there
  • Looking after yourself too:
    • When the going gets tough
    • Keeping up with the fun stuff
  • Look After Your Mate Action Plan

For more information, to express your interest or book a place, visit the Health and Wellbeing web pages or email

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Opening Hours

UCS is open year-round with additional evening hours during term time, as indicated

Monday 9am - 5pm

Tuesday 9am - 9pm (5pm- 9pm term time only)

Wednesday 11.30am - 9pm (5pm - 9pm term time only)

Thursday 9am - 9pm (5pm- 9pm term time only)

Friday 9am - 5pm

UCS is not open on Bank Holidays or University Closure Days

Telephone 01273 678156 during office hours

or leave a message on our confidential 24-hour answer phone


Address: University Counselling Services, Health Centre Building, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton. BN1 9RW