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6 Ways to Wellbeing

As a student, you'll have a busy life but a little time spent on your own wellbeing is likely to make you feel happier, more positive and able to get the most from life.

There’s lots of evidence that these activities help us to flourish but why not try for yourself and make the most of the things on offer at ARU.

1. Be active

2. Be healthy

3. Connect

4. Give

5. Learn

6. Take notice


More ways to look after yourself


What support is right for you? Calculate your wellbeing score and use it to get the right support.

Calculate your wellbeing score

Wellbeing workshops

Don’t wait until you’re experiencing hard times to come to our workshops. Come along now and understand how to manage your thoughts and feeling and succeed in your studies.

Find a wellbeing workshop for you

Self-help resources

Download our self-help leaflets and find out the best ways to improve your wellbeing and keep a positive outlook.

Download wellbeing resources


Silvercloud is an online program to help you understand your experiences and improve your wellbeing.

See how Silvercloud can help you

Want to talk to someone?

The Counselling and Wellbeing Service is available to all students at ARU and offers a free and confidential service to promote mental health and wellbeing.

Cambridge: 01223 698276
Chelmsford: 01245 684271
Monday to Thursday: 9am–5pm
Friday: 9am–4.30pm

Need emergency help?

If you need emergency help, please take action straight away. If you’re worried about your safety, call 999 or take yourself to A&E.

Emergency help and crisis support