Support for students

  • Need somebody to talk to? Find out the support options available at UWE Bristol.
  • The Advice Centre at the Students’ Union at UWE is a free, confidential, impartial service where an advisor can talk through your options, the process, how to report, and support you through the process. This can include checking draft reports and attending any meetings you have with the University.

Other support available in the community

  •  The Bridge: If you experienced sexual assault as a result of drink spiking The Bridge provides emotional, medical, and practical care and support for anyone who has been sexually assaulted including the opportunity to have evidence collected without the pressure to make an immediate decision about calling the police. They have trained advisors who will provide advice and support in confidence.
  • The Survivor Pathway: If you want to know more about specialist sexual violence support services in Bristol, the Bristol survivor pathway is an online guide for all kinds of physical and emotional issues arising from drink spiking.
  • Bristol Mind: If you want to speak to someone about how you are feeling, Bristol Mind can signpost help and support groups as well as put you in touch with specialists to suit you.
  • SARSAS: This specialist, confidential support service is there for anyone in Bristol who has experienced any form of sexual violence, at any point in their lives.
  • The Drop – Bristol Drug Project: The Drop is BDP’s one-stop shop for information and support for people who use recreational and party drugs or have experienced a drug-related incident. 

Further support


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