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Murray Edwards College
University of Cambridge

Head of Wellbeing

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Our Head of Wellbeing, Dr Susan Imrie, is available to meet with students about their wellbeing and can offer one-off or ongoing support and advice. She can also advise and help students to access further support, if needed, in College, the University or the NHS.

Her office is in the Wellbeing Centre on the lower ground floor of Fountain Court, and she is in college every weekday from 9am to 5pm.

If the door is open, just drop in. If it’s closed, then please email her on to arrange an appointment.


Mental Health and Wellbeing Resources

University Counselling Service: The University Counselling Service (UCS) is available all year round and offers individual counselling, groups and workshops.  Further details are available on their website

University Student Support website: Offers advice on mental health and wellbeing, physical health, academic support and financial support

Nightline: Provides a confidential and anonymous service to University of Cambridge and Anglia Ruskin University students.  They are open in term time between 7pm and 7am on 01223 744444.

Lifeline: A Cambridgeshire and Peterborough free, confidential and anonymous telephone helpline.  Available every day from 11am to 11pm on 0808 808 2121.

Shout: A free, confidential text message support service.  Available 24/7.  Text 'shout' to 85258. Their website can be found here

Samaritans: Samaritans can be contacted 24/7 by calling 116 123.  Their website is available here


If you require urgent support:

College: Please contact the Porters Lodge on 01223 762100.

NHS support: In a mental health crisis, the NHS crisis mental health line is available 24/7.  Call 111 and select option 2.