Support during the Fire-break

As we progress through the first half of the ‘fire-break’ we would like to remind that we are here for you should you need any assistance.

If you have any concerns or need support during this time please email MyUniSupport and we will be happy to assist you.

Welsh Government have issued comprehensive guidance regarding higher education so please ensure you are following these regulations during this period.

Sports and Exercise

Exercise is important for physical and mental health, and you can leave home as often as you like to exercise as long as you do so from home and alone or with members of your household. Please remember to follow social distancing rules when you are out and about in the local community, and wear a face covering wherever possible.

During the Firebreak, there will be a range of activities and sessions available online, which you can read about here.

For the most up-to-date information on sports facilities follow @sportswansea on social media or visit the facilities webpages and if you have any queries please email: sports-village-admin@swansea.ac.uk.

Welfare Services

We understand that many of you may be feeling uneasy or worried at the moment, and we’d like to remind you that there are many fantastic welfare resources available to you including:

Students’ Union Advice and Support Centre (available remotely)

Email:advice@swansea-union.co.uk

Phone: 01792 295 821

You can also send us a request for us to contact you via your preferred method using our Contact formZoom drop-ins: 9.30-12pm every Monday, Wednesday and Fridays here, where you will enter into a digital waiting room until one of our advisors is free to speak with you.

Wellbeing Service

Please find information on the Wellbeing Request Form on our web pages .

Togetherall

Togetherall provides an anonymous online community as well as access to useful resources and tailored self-help courses covering topics such as anxiety, stress, sleep, weight management, depression and many more. Togetherall is monitored by professionally trained Wall Guides to ensure safety and anonymity so you can express yourself freely and openly.

To access Togetherall please visit this page and register for free using your university email address.

If you feel that you urgently need help with your difficulties, it is important that you contact your GP, visit your nearest hospital emergency department or call NHS Wales on 111 to access any statutory care and support you may need.

For a full list of support available please see our Mental Health Resources During COVID-19.

Once we have more detail on measures following the ‘fire-break’ we will update you.

Thank you for working with us during these difficult times.

Friday October 30th, 2020

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