Useful Websites

Alcohol - Alcohol Concern
Consumer Rights - The Office of Fair Trading
Chlaymydia Testing - Information on how to take the test and where to find one
Drugs - Release, an independant drug charity
Eating Disorders - B-Eat Beat Eating Disorders
Health Information and Awareness - NHS Direct
HIV/Aids information - Avert
International Students - UK Council for International Student Affairs
Lesbian and Gay - Lesbian and Gay Foundation
Mental Health - Mind charity
Pregnancy and Abortion Advice - British Pregnancy Advisory Service
Quality of Housing - Housing Standards Department
Self Harm- Self Harm UK
Sexual Health - Love life (website currently not operational)
Students with Disabilities - Skill, National Bureau for Students with Disabilities
Student Finance - DfeS
Travelling Abroad - Health Advice for Travelling
UK University Counselling Services - Useful contacts and websites

Study Skills Websites

Assessment Offences video link

Anglia Ruskin’s Online Study Skills Guides
The Library Information and Study Guides - including a breakdown of the Harvard Referencing System.
Information and Resources for Dyslexic Students
British Council Site for Improving English
Information on how to mind map - a very useful study tool!

Cambridge Contacts

Contact details for useful outside agencies

Open Out
The Open Out scheme is a third party reporting service that offers infomation, advice and support to victims of hate crime.  Hate crime takes on many forms from bullying and verbal abuse to harassment and asault.  It is targeting people because of their race, faith, sexuality, gender or disability.
01223 823552 or 07850131583

Family planning information about local services
01223 533320

The Samaritans (Cambridge) 24 hour helpline
01223 364455

Free specialist advice on immigration, housing, benefits etc.
01223 712222

Supports women and girls who have been sexually abused.
01223 467897

Supports men and boys who have been sexually abused.
01223 314438

Rape Crisis Centre
01223 245888

Bridge Drug information and treatment service
01223 214614

Chelmsford Contacts

Citizen Advice Bureau - 01245 354720
Sexual Health at St Johns Hospital - 01245 513086
Breakthrough-free counselling for 13-25 yr olds - 01245 28489
Victim Support - 01245 250799
Colchester Rape Crisis Helpline - 01206 769795