Resources from the University

University Counselling Service
01865 270300

The University Counselling Service offers a variety of support services, including individual counselling and group counselling, a range of workshops (e.g. for overcoming panic, perfectionism, and sleep difficulties), and a variety of supportive resources.

They can be found on 3 Worcester Street in the centre of town.

For more information, visit their website here.


01865 270270

Nightline is a confidential listening service (not counselling) for students by students, operating between the hours of 8.00pm and 8.00am.

It is a country-wide service, but if you ring this number you will speak to Oxford students.

Harassment Line / Advisor Network
Harassment Line
01865 270760

Harassment Advisor Network
The University has a confidential harassment advisor network which is made up of approximately 370 harassment advisors, appointed within each department and faculty as well as within the colleges. They can offer advice on how to deal with harassment and the options available to you. Their details are posted on department and faculty noticeboards.

Information about the university’s policy and procedure on harassment can be found here.

Disability Advisory Service
01865 289850

The Disability Advisory Services provides advice and support for a range of conditions, for example sensory or mobility impairments, specific learning difficulties, or mental health difficulties. A variety of support is available and may include adjustments to accommodation, study technology, or examination provision such as extra time or using a word processor.

More information can be found on their website here.

Equality and Diversity Unit
01865 289825

The Equality and Diversity Unit has a team of advisors covering each area of equality and diversity, and supports the university’s commitment to fostering an inclusive culture where the rights and dignity of all its staff and students are respected.

For more information, visit their website here.

Student Information and Advisory Service

01865 286223

Responsible for providing advice on issues affecting international students (e.g. orientation, immigration questions, and help with visa extension).

They can be found at the Examination Schools on the High Street.