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Support and Advice

Student Counselling

The Student Counselling Service offers a variety of resources to support students during their time at University. Counselling is available for all students who are experiencing some difficulty or problem in their life and who feel that they cannot for the moment solve this difficulty on their own.

A series of Self-Help resources including pod casts, apps and information handouts are available on their website.

Tel: 01248 388520
Email: counselling@bangor.ac.uk

Connect@Bangor

If you are facing barriers engaging in student life then Connect@Bangor may be able to help. Students from Bangor University volunteer to befriend anyone who needs help with getting involved in student life, whether this is through clubs and societies, visiting the shops, visiting your local GP or just having a coffee.

For more information about applying for this service and information about current volunteers, visit the Students' Union website for further details.

Stonewall

Stonewall is the national campaigning charity for lesbian, gay and bisexual equality. Stonewall Cymru’s Information Service is here to answer all your questions on LGBT+ issues in Wales. They offer a confidential service answering queries on topics ranging from mental health and coming out to civil partnership and marriage, asylum applications, hate crime, and employment discrimination.

Their team of trained volunteers provide information, signposting and support. For more information on Stonewall’s Information Service you can visit their website.

Email: cymru@stonewallcymru.org.uk

Tel: 08000 50 20 20

Hidaya

Hidaya is a volunteer-led organisation support LGBT+ Muslims reconciling their faith and their identity.

You can visit their website here.

Further Information

Advance HE have a number of resources including case studies of Trans students’ university experiences.

The 2011 NUS report 'No Place for Hate: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity', explores how hate crime affects LGBT+ students.

The 2012 NUS report 'Out in Sport: LGBT Students' Experiences of Sport', talks about LGBT students' experiences, participation and barriers in sport.

The 2014 NUS report 'Educating Beyond the Straight and Narrow', discusses LGBT students' experiences in higher education.

The Trevor Project provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention for LGBT+ young people.

It's Pronounced Metrosexual provides further information and useful online resources on sexuality and gender identity.

GIRES (Gender Identity Research and Education Society) provides information for the Trans community including a number of educational booklets.