Health and Wellbeing

At this time, the health and wellbeing of our staff, students and visitors is our primary concern. Our upcoming on-site events are still going ahead but we will be hosting these as virtual events. If they need to be postponed, we will look to reschedule and once new dates have been confirmed they will be listed on this page. For any enquiries please contact us by email. We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause.

There is a clear link between your wellbeing and academic success. To help you make the most of your time at University, our experienced wellbeing team provide confidential support to all students, as well as applicants.  

A free counselling service is free and available throughout the year to enrolled students and is completely confidential.

The Wellbeing Service can offer advice and support on a range of topics either face-to-face, over the phone or online, including support for:

For applicants, as well as current students, we can also help with applying for DSA. Your Study Needs Assessment can be carried out at any assessment centre, including our very own University of Derby Assessment Centre.

There is also a GP surgery, The Park Medical Practice, on-campus in Derby (Kedleston Road site), which students living in Derby can register with. If you are a student living in Buxton or Chesterfield, there are plenty of local healthcare providers for you to register with.

If you would like to find out more, please give the team a call on 01332 593000 or email wellbeingcentre@derby.ac.uk. Alternatively, you can submit an Online Appointment Request Form and we'll get back to you within 48 hours.

Further contact details for individual teams and services of the Wellbeing Centre can be found on our Student Wellbeing Contacts page.  

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