Health and wellbeing

We know this is a very concerning time for everyone. We are here to help and support you and will continue to provide a confidential service throughout this period.

The GCU Wellbeing team has compiled a range of resources for students and staff to access online.

If you need support or advice, please contact our Wellbeing Team or our Disability Team

GCU Students' Association Student Advisers are working remotely and are available as normal, Monday to Friday, from 9am to 5pm, to offer support. Please email


Wellbeing Support During COIVD-19

We know this is a very concerning time for everyone. We are here to help and support you and will continue to provide a confidential service throughout this period.

Please find some resources below which have been collated to specifically support you emotionally as a result of COVID-19:

Online Articles


Interactive Blogs and Guides


Gender Based Violence Support During COVID 19


Community Support Groups

  • Exacta Print Community Support List (this list has local groups for Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dundee, Aberdeen, Stirling, Lanarkshire, Dunbartonshire, Renfrewshire, Lothain, Falkirk, Argyll & Bute, the Highlands, Moray, Ayrshire, the Borders, Abderdeenshire and more. The list is continually updated. 


Health Anxiety 

Additionally, we know that for those members of our University Community who already have Health Anxiety, this may be a particularly challenging time. Please find some resources below for specific support for health anxiety and pandemics:


Assisitive Technology

The GCU Disability Team within the Wellbeing Service have created a document outlining how students can use assistive technology to aid studying at home.

GCU Wellbeing Resource List

The GCU Wellbeing Team has worked with the Sir Alex Ferguson Library to create a GCU Wellbeing Resource List.

The list has books and ebooks which are available online, alongside videos and other resources.

Useful Apps, Podcasts, Resources and Self Help Websites
External Support Advice



Anxiety and Panic



Depression and Low Mood



Eating Problems


 Support for people affected by other people’s gambling:


Insomnia/ Sleeping Problems

LGBT Counselling

Mental Health

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder




Sexual Health




Online Guided Wellbeing Courses


One of the GCU Chaplaincy Team Members, Sujata, has developed an online meditation programme which GCU Students and Staff members can access. 



Lifelink offer a range of Online Resources, including videos, links and guided mindfulness clips. 


GCU The Arc Online Classes

‚ÄčTo help us to stay fit at home, instructors from the Arc are posting daily workouts and streaming free pilates and yoga classes for all GCU staff. The daily workouts will be posted on the Arc's Facebook page and the pilates and yoga classes will be delivered via Zoom. 

They are also setting fun challenges, such as 100 sqauts a day. 

Kathleen Campbell, the Arc Manager, said: "It's really important at this time to keep active during these difficult times, both for your physical and mental health. The workouts are free and no equipment is required and we hope you find them fun and inspiring." 

To watch the daily workouts and to access the pilates and yoga classes, visit the Arc's Facebook page


Glasgow Club Online Workouts

The Glasgow Club are offering free guided at home workouts for individuals to follow along at home. There are a wide range of available workshops including Body Balance, Yoga, and more. 


Yoga Therapies 

YogaTherapies are offering free online yoga sessions for individuals until the 31st of March. 


Self Care




Getting Active



Human Connection


Autism - 'The World Needs All Kinds of Minds'