Looking after you

At Herts, you never have to deal with your problems alone. We have friendly teams dedicated to providing the help you need.

Find out how we can help you

Student wellbeing

Student wellbeing delivers a range of professional, specialist services to support you with emotional, mental health, disability and health related issues.

Whatever your circumstances or needs, we are here to support you on your journey as a student.

  • Our Counselling team can help with emotional or psychological difficulties that may be preventing you from making the most of your time at the University.
  • Our Disability team offers specialist advice and guidance for students with a diverse range of disabilities and works to agree adjustments for their studies.
  • Our Mental Health team supports students with wide ranging mental health difficulties.

Learn more about student wellbeing.

Medical centre

Our medical centre, located in the heart of the College Lane campus, enables you to see a doctor or nurse quickly if you need to.

The medical centre on campus is a GP practice with all the usual services, but is run to meet the needs of the University’s student population. You can register with us as soon as you know the address of your accommodation.

Learn more about our medical centre and the medical support available on campus.


The campus pharmacy located on College Lane campus provides an over the counter service and advice to students and staff at the University of Hertfordshire.

The University of Hertfordshire is one of the first UK universities to open a campus pharmacy run by our own Department of Pharmacy. We offer lots of services including:

  • advice on minor ailments
  • emergency contraception
  • vaccinations (flu, meningitis)
  • a free stop smoking service

Learn more about the pharmacy.


University life isn’t always about studying and partying, sometimes you might want to go a little deeper and ask the bigger questions.

The University Chaplaincy can help you explore religion and spirituality and works with students of all faiths and those of none. We run a regular programme of events or you can drop in to see us if you just want a chat.

Learn more about the Chaplaincy.


The University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and fair treatment for all students. To advance this aim our Equality Office Works across the University and with the Students' Union and helps to create an inclusive ethos of fairness, courtesy and respect.

Visit our equality and diversity page to find out more.

Hertfordshire Students’ Union Advice and Support Centre

The Advice and Support Centre offers free, confidential and impartial advice and support on a wide range of issues, including a Contraception and Sexual Health (CaSH) Clinic on College Lane campus and Herts Aid Clinic on De Havilland campus.

During exam time they also host Puppy Play Day where students can spend 15 minutes with trained dogs to help de-stress.

Get advice online or make an appointment.