Learning Gateway opening times and contact details
You will find the Learning Gateway in the Wellbeing Centre – your one-stop-shop for the following services covered on this page.
- Monday - Friday, 8:30–17:00 (Wednesday open 10:00, Friday close 16:30)
Student Wellbeing Services, including Counselling, Wellbeing, and Mental Health appointments
Mental Health drop-in
Disability and Dyslexia Services including Modified Assessment practice
Faith and spiritual support
Learning Development - Improving your academic and maths skills
SUM:UP Mathematics drop-in sessions
Inclusive teaching, learning and assessment
Personal Development Workshops and Groups
Registering with a GP
University Medical Centre and the Wellbeing Centre
Anytime Advice and Mental Health Helpline for students
- Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year
- In-the-moment emotional and counselling support for all University of Plymouth students
- Accessible by phone, email and via LiveCONNECTSM instant messaging
- Information and advice on a range of studying, work, family and personal issues
- Completely independent from the university.
Do you need to speak with someone urgently because you’re concerned about your own or someone else’s immediate wellbeing or safety?
We've listed options available to you as a student or member of staff, including 24/7 services and support in times of crisis.Wellbeing help
SHINE – Self Help Inspiring E-Resources
SHINE is created by students, counsellors and researchers. Watch, read, listen, find apps and useful links to the best online resources and information about mental health and well-being.
SHINE at Plymouth categorises student friendly content on mental health and well-being.View SHINE resources
Workshops, personal development sessions and events
Exciting workshops taking place each semester - some you don’t even have to book just turn up
These include dyslexia friendly support sessions, laptop security marking, sexual offences support and advice, and personal development sessions.Find out more information about our upcoming events
Are you registered with a doctor?
Find out all you need know about the MMR and MenACWY vaccines for fresher students. To have your vaccine when you arrive in Plymouth you must register with a local GP.
The University has an independent on campus GP surgery at the Wellbeing Centre, Endsleigh Place above Boots the Chemist. You can register by attending the surgery or by applying online.
Find out more about the University Wellbeing Centre
Disability can mean different things to different people. It may include you if you have study support requirements related to a disability, for example:
- specific learning disabilities
- mental health difficulties
- a long term health condition.
If you're a prospective or current student or a member of staff supporting students, AccessAble are here to help. Please see the AccessAble webpages for more information.
Mrs Sue Fagin
Administrator (Learning Gateway)
Miss Lucy Fretwell
Assistant Administrator- Learning Gateway
Mrs Charli Kingston
Assistant Administrator (Learning Gateway)
Ms Gillian Sheppard
Mrs Clare Dawe
Mrs Julie Platt