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Grief after Bereavement or Loss

Grief is a common response to the loss of something or someone significant in our lives. If these emotions are impacting you, there are strategies you can explore to potentially find relief and healing.

We’ve partnered with the NHS to bring you information on some of the most common issues our students face during their time at university.

Find out more about the symptoms, causes and support available from the NHS, the university and self-help resources.

NHS information 

Newcastle support

Listening support

Our Listening Support scheme offers you a one-off or regular conversation with a member of the Pastoral Care team.

Counselling support

Our Counselling Team support students through a provision of time-focused counselling, and by facilitating access to long-term counselling or specialist mental health care.

Self-help resources


TalkCampus is a free-to-download app where you can talk with other students from around the world if you’re struggling and worried about your mental health.


Nightline is a student-run listening service providing emotional support and information, open every night during term time by phone (8pm-8am) and IM (8pm-midnight).

Be Well@NCL

Be Well@NCL is a collection of tried and tested books we've chosen in partnership with our student health and wellbeing service and other health professionals. You and anyone at the university can borrow these books to help understand and manage your mental health and wellbeing.