Who does the Student Wellbeing and Counselling service support?

Any student registered on a course of study at GCU London. Students can contact the Counsellor for support for many different reasons. However the most common issues are academic stress, anxiety, homesickness and culture shock; relationship issues, self confidence and low mood.

What support does the Student Wellbeing and Counselling service provide?

The service provides support in a number of ways; offering short-term individual counselling sessions; running workshops and therapeutic groups; holding wellbeing events and activities throughout the academic year and signposting students to self help materials.

How do I make an appointment?

You can request an appointment by emailing counselling@westminster.ac.uk or by calling 0207 911 5000 (extension 66899). Opening times are 9:30am - 5pm Monday to Friday.

Where is the counselling service?

GCU London has an arrangement with The University of Westminster Student Counselling Service to provide confidential counselling for its students. Counselling support is based at The Luxborough Suite, Marylebone Site, University of Westminster, 35 Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5LS. The nearest tube is Baker Street and is easily accessible by taking either the Hammersmith & City, Circle, or Metropolitan line from Liverpool Street Station.

What can I expect at the first appointment?

At the intake appointment, you will meet with the student counsellor for approx 30mins discuss your issues and support options which may include counselling.