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Facing a problem and unsure of the way forward?
Struggling to settle in?
Considering withdrawing?
Need someone to talk to in confidence?

Your Student Engagement Officers are located within your Faculty and are there to help you with any issues you are having at University that are affecting your wellbeing and/or your mental health.

We offer daily drop-ins and appointments on your campus. You can email studentengagement@ljmu.ac.uk to book an appointment to talk to your Student Engagement Officer in person or over the phone.

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Your Student Engagement Team

Group shot of LJMU's Student Engagement Team

Front left: Rebecca Gee, Student Engagement Manager, Student Engagement Officers: Wendy Lavin, Lorraine Black, Helen Fletcher, Adam O’ Neill. Back left: Jayne Appleton, Claire Flynn, Vanessa Caddick, Patrick Torpey, Jonny Parker

We are running workshops on the following subjects this semester:

How to do university

This session will provide you with tips on how to make the most of your time at University, how to cope with feeling homesick and how you can improve your ability to bounce back when things don’t go quite right.

Tuesday 9 October, 4.00 - 5.00pm
Meet at the Aquinas Building reception

Monday 15 October, 4.00 - 5.00pm
Meet at the Student Engagement and Advice Hub at Byrom Street

Email studentengagement@ljmu.ac.uk for more information and to book your place.

Managing anxiety

This session aims to help your understanding of the physical and psychological aspects of anxiety, identifying triggers and lifestyle pressures. The sessions will explain panic attacks, and consider negative v positive self-management strategies to provide you with techniques to help you learn to manage anxiety more effectively.

You can participate as much or as little as you want to.

Wednesday 10 October 4-5pm
Meet at the Aquinas building reception

Thursday 18 October, 4.00 - 5.00pm
Meet at the Student Engagement and Advice Hub at Byrom Street

Tuesday 13 November, 4.00 - 5.00pm
Meet at the Aquinas Building reception

Wednesday 21 November, 4.00 - 5.00pm
Meet at the Student Engagement and Advice Hub at Byrom Street.

Thursday 6 December, 4.00 - 5.00pm

Meet at the Aquinas Building reception

Wednesday 12 December, 4.00 - 5.00pm
Meet at the Student Engagement and Advice Hub at Byrom Street

Email studentengagement@ljmu.ac.uk for more information and to book your place.

Ways to wellbeing

Positive wellbeing is integral to both our physical and mental health. Balancing university life with everything else often results in us not spending as much time looking after our general wellbeing, as we would like. This session will provide quick and easy tips to achieving a good, positive wellbeing, whilst also managing our studies and other responsibilities.

Tuesday 30 October, 4.00 - 5.00pm
Meet at the Aquinas Building reception

Tuesday 6 November, 4.00 - 5.00pm
Meet at the Student Engagement and Advice Hub at Byrom Street

Email studentengagement@ljmu.ac.uk for more information and to book your place.

How to stay safe

This session aims give you some practical hintsand tips to keep yourself safe.

You can participate as much or as little as you wish.

Tuesday 16 October 5.00 - 6.30pm
Meet at the Aquinas building reception

Email studentengagement@ljmu.ac.uk for more information or to book your place