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Pastoral

Student well-being and student safety is a priority for the Students’ Union. For you to get a great student experience you need to know you have the right support in place for you.
Here we have outlined a number of support mechanism we hope will be useful for you:

 

On Campus Support

Students’ Union

If you are unsure where to turn the Students’ Union advice and support team offer a drop in service where you can come and talk to a member of staff and we can talk you through all of the mechanisms for support at your disposal.

 

How to be happier

‘How to be Happier’ is an awareness campaign to encourage students to look after their health and wellbeing (both physical and mental).
We have taken the guidelines advised by the NHS to show students how they can improve their wellbeing by getting involved in SU and university activities.  

Big White Wall

Big White Wall
Big White Wall is an online mental health and wellbeing service offering self-help programmes, creative outlets and a community that cares. When you're dealing with everyday stressors or major life events

Student Minds

Student Minds is student mental health charity that empowers students to look after their own mental health. On campus, we have a peer support group that aims to offer support and encouragement to fellow student experiencing the challenged of university life.

Student Services

Tel - 029 2041 6170
Email - studentservices@cardiffmet.ac.uk
Appointment Booking Forms - https://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/study/studentservices/Pages/contact-us.aspx
i-zone: 029 2020 5600
izone@cardiffmet.ac.uk

Off Campus Support

For Mental Health Advice & Support

Mind Cymru: https://www.mind.org.uk/about-us/mind-cymru/
Gofal: http://www.gofal.org.uk/help-and-advice/
Hafal: http://www.hafal.org/
Time to Change Wales: http://www.timetochangewales.org.uk/en/
Suicide prevention: https://www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help-you/what-speak-us-about/signs-you-may-be-struggling-cope/myths-about-suicide
BEAT Cymru: https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/

Safe Taxi Scheme:

The Students’ Union work alongside Dragon Taxi’s to ensure students are always able to travel safely within the city. If you even find yourself without taxi fare you can use this scheme to get home safely and pay at a later date.

Call Dragon Taxis on 02920 33 33 33 quoting the 'Cardiff Met University Safe Taxi Scheme'. You will need to provide your name and student number and present your student card to the driver upon arrival. You'll be given a receipt card detailing the fare.

Within the next 7 days you will need to visit the Students’ Union office and pay the price of your taxi fare.

Please note access to University services will be blocked if the taxi fare is not paid.