CUSU and University Support Services

Key Information and Points of Communication


Linkline is a listening and information service run by students for students. You can call us to talk about anything - we are non judgemental, anonymous and completely confidential. We are open from 7pm until 7am, and will accept drop-ins to our office between 7pm and 11pm. Students can also now call us

for FREE from their bedroom on our Cambridge University extension number: 62212.

CUSU Welfare

University Counselling Service

Free confidential counselling service for students. Useful leaflets available from the offices or on the website.

Counselling Directory

Online directory connecting users to conselling services throughout the UK.


Non-judgemental information and support on pregnancy, sexual health, HIV/AIDS, being a student parent, abortion, adoption, contraception and emergency contraception.

Student Advice Service

Extensive information (and links to much more information) on range of welfare issues.

Disability Resource Centre

  • Advice, support and facilities for students who need help with disabilities of any kind.
  • Support for dyslexic students including arranging assessments, study support and advice on exam arrangements.
  • Resource room containing useful publications, leaflets and equipment for use by students, including a Braille machine.


Eating Disorders Support

University Switchboard

For numbers of any University Office, Department, College or organisation.

Childcare Information Office: Cassie Marks

Information and advice regarding childcare. For help with local nurseries, childminders or after-school clubs; family accommodation at University Colleges; information on local authority financial provisions as well as advice on available bursary schemes at Cambridge University.

University Dental Service

Register for NHS or private dental treatment. If you register it is far easier to be seen in an emergency.

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