Life Tools Brochure

Talks and events

Find out about of our up-coming talks in the 'Life Tools' programme.  Open to all, free to attend, attendance counts towards the Red Award.

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Frequently asked questions

Find answers to your questions about seeing a Counsellor or Mental Health Advisor and the range of issues they can help with.


Online advice and leaflets

Links to other support organisations, downloadable leaflets, helplines and information on self-help books.

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Crisis page

Information on how to manage distress and other sources of support if your need is urgent.



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  New Students

Welcome to the University of Reading. 
Come and pick up the Life Tools programme of talks for 2015-16 as well as hints and tips to help you settle in to University.
We are on the first floor in the Carrington Building, room 106.  Copies of the Life Tools leaflet can be found in the display area on our corridor and around the campus.
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Wellbeing and Personal Development

Find out how to develop your own 'Life Tools':  build your confidence and resilience. 

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More information about 'Life Tools' talks will soon be available on our Talks and Events page.

Living and Studying in the UK:  a talk for international students

Living and studying in a new environment can be challenging.  Come along to find out how things work at the University of Reading.

Wednesday 23 September 2015, Palmer Building, room 108

1.30- 2.30 pm: Postgraduate and Mature students

3.30- 4.30 pm: Foundation and Undergraduate students

Come along to find out how to manage academic demands effectively, to improve your resilience when life becomes challenging and to enhance your personal wellbeing.


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