Adjusting to university life can be difficult. It involves meeting new people, adopting new routines, skills and coping with extra expenses. This is coupled with the demands of study and life outside university.
Counselling services provides professional services designed to support you in your personal, psychological, academic, and social development.
We run free workshops for students to enhance skills in areas like time-management, mindfulness, exam anxiety management, and emotional intelligence. We also gather well-being resources that might be of help to you in your personal and university life.
We offer free, confidential individual counselling for times you might find it difficult to cope or wo...
Make an appointment or contact counselling
Contact us to make an appointment with a counsellor at various campus locations.
Emergencies, student critical incidents & crisis counselling
Information for dealing with a psychological emergency or a student in crisis and the VU Student Criti...
Workshops & exam support for students
We offer free workshops to assist you in handling the demands of university life and can assist you wi...
Counselling wellbeing resources
Online resources to help you enhance your wellbeing.
Staff support & referring students
Information for staff on how to refer and support students, plus counselling services for staff throug...
Our counsellors are fully qualified and experienced psychologists and social workers.
Placements for counsellors-in-training
Counselling services periodically offers supervised placements when there is an available staff psycho...