Peer Link Support provides a space for students to talk about what’s going for them – from course worries to relationship issues. We know that sometimes it can be difficult opening up to professionals and, talking to other students about problems can feel more comfortable. We also know that there are a lot of services and support available and it can be hard making sense of what’s out there.
Peer Link Workers are UCL students who have been trained in peer support and who have an understanding of some of the support available through the university and wider community. Although they are not able to give advice, they can signpost to support that might be helpful.
Through a one-to-one video call via Microsoft Teams, Peer Link Workers can provide a safe space to talk through issues, offer another perspective and explore possible options for further support. These contacts are confidential within the Peer Link Project unless a Peer Link Worker is concerned about a student’s safety or the safety of others, in which case they will need to speak to their manager.
If you have any questions about Peer Link Support, you can email us at [email protected]
These sessions are part of a wider programme of pre-recorded workshops and follow up group sessions. These group sessions are facilitated by NHS University Clinic staff and supported by Peer Link Workers.
Please see the project webpage for information.