Help and Advice

There are several other services within the Union and University that can assist with problems your group may face or for you individually.

Check out the main Union website - it has up to date information regarding the organisation and a specific place on the website just for Clubs and Societies.

 

Advice Centre

LUU Student Advice provides free, confidential and independent help and advice to all students at the University of Leeds.

They offer advice in a rage of areas. Some of the most common problems students experience relate to housing (such as disrepair or deposits), money (such as problems with student loans, or debts) and University procedures (appealing your results, or is you are accused of plagiarism). They can also advise on consumer problems, employment, and can also offer help and support for students who may be experiencing domestic violence, victim of a crime, harassment. In short, whatever problems you are experiencing while you are a student at Leeds they can either help you or find someone who can.

If any of your members come to you with any issues, or you yourself have concerns, you can access support at the Student Advice Centre (located on the first floor of the LUU Building).

LUU Student Advice Centre
advice@luu.leeds.ac.uk
0113 3801 290
9:30am - 5pm, Mon-Fri

 

Chaplaincy + Counselling Centre

If you or your members have been affected by an incident within your group, or any personal concerns, whether an accident, death or other, the Chaplaincy and Counselling Centre can offer you assistance during your difficult time.

Chaplaincy

(St Mark's Avenue)

www.leeds.ac.uk/chaplaincy

Chaplaincy@leeds.ac.uk

0113 343 5071

 

Student Counselling Centre

(19 Clarendon Place)

www.leeds.ac.uk/studentcounselling

0113 343 4107

 

Nightline

Nightline is a telephone support and information service run for students by trained student volunteers. The phone lines open between 8pm and 8am every night of term, offering confidential listening and information to all students studying in Leeds.

www.leedsnightline.co.uk/

Listening: 0113 3801 381

Information: 0113 3801 380

 

Amber Taxis

Amber Cars (0113) 231 1366 will take students home if you are stuck without any cash.

If you find yourself stuck without money and unable to get home, Amber Cars will take you home in exchange for your Leeds student card. Your card will be dropped off at LUU, and you can pick it up and pay your taxi fare when it is convenient.

 

You should go to the Cash Office on the first floor (Monday-Friday, 10.00am to 4.00pm- in term time the Cash Office is open until 7.00pm on a Wednesday) to pick up your card and pay your fare. For more details about fares, including fares to halls of residence, see the Amber Cars' website at: www.taxileeds.co.uk/students.html

 

Nightbus

The LUU Nightbus takes students from the entrance of the Union building to their doorstep. It costs just a £1 donation. You can book the Nightbus at the front door of the Union building with the security staff.

 

Bookings can only be made 15 minutes before the bus leaves. The buses run every half hour, but the times can vary, so it is best to check the timetable on the website: www.luu.org.uk/helpandadvice/healthandwellbeing/gethomesafe/

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