Support, Wellbeing and Advice
Various support staff are available at Utrecht University to help you with any questions, support or tailored advice related to your degree that you may need during your studies.
Within your programme you may turn to the following people for advise:
- Lecturer: for guidance during the course, feedback and reflection on your performance and achievements.
- Peer coach: your first point of contact for questions about studying, the city, the UU, or your programme.
- Tutor: for questions relating to your programme's contents.
- Programme Coordinator: for general questions, suggestions or remarks about your programme.
- Study Advisor: for complex questions or problems relating to study choices, planning and progress.
- Internship Coordinator: for help with finding and doing an internship.
- International Office: for questions on enrolling in courses abroad.
- Career Officer: for information about your career, future possibilities as well as relevant workshops and help with job applications.
- Student Information Desk Humanities: for more practical questions related to your programme.
Support with personal problems
The UU offers all kinds of support in the field of wellbeing:
- Wellbeing Trainers Humanities: for workshops to help you cope with performance pressure, learning to study, making choices, setting priorities and graduation.
- Student psychologist: support in solving personal problems that stand in the way of your study progress.
- Humanities inappropriate behaviour contact: for advise in case you have been the victim of inappropriate behaviour.
- Study Groups: for students with dyslexia, ASD, ADHD or ADD.
- Skill's Lab: workshops, courses and guidance regarding writing, studying and other academic skills.
- Caring Universities: free online services to improve your mental wellbeing.
- Wellbeing Week: twice a year we organise a week of free (online) activities around wellbeing (in May and November).
More information and contact details
Questions not related to your study programme
In some cases you may want to consult someone who is not related to your specific study programme. For example, if you fall behind due to extenuating circumstances or mental health issues, and it is not possible to correct this through an adjustment in your programme. If this is the case, you may use the contacts mentioned below.