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LSHTM has a dedicated Student Support Services team, who can advise students on issues such as accommodation, financial worries or mental health, which may arise during studies. The team also provide counselling for students who might experience anxiety or stress and other mental health issues. The service is confidential and impartial, and the team are friendly and welcoming. More information can be found online at the Student Support Services page.
LSHTM provides student support which enhances the student learning experience, and offers assistance to new students even before arrival in London via social media groups and live online Q&A sessions on topics from visas and accommodation to programme content.
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine students on Postgraduate Search say:
“The support is excellent - the small size of the university means that each student gets a lot of staff attention. Everyone has a personal tutor who provides academic and pastoral support. The university has a very good counselling service which provides free sessions to those in need and runs a free mindfulness course.”