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Support

SMSU and the University are here to support all students who identify as LGBTQ+. You can reach out to any of the departments below if there's anything you ever need to talk about - whether it's related to being LGBTQ+ or not, we are here to support you.

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Keeping In Touch Service from the Staff LGBT Network

St Mary's LGBT Staff Network are offering a a keeping-in-touch service for LGBTQ+ students. A member of the LGBT staff network can call you or email with you to talk - particularly if you are feeling isolated during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

You are very welcome to have a confidential chat with a member of the staff network. If they are concerned that you or another person may be at risk, they would need to tell someone -- but even in this situation they will take care not to out you as LGBT. You can access the service here.

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Student Wellbeing Service

The Student Wellbeing Service are here for you if you ever need to talk about anything. They have trained counsellors on their team and support you in lots of other areas too. You can find their website here which has all of the necessary contact details on it.

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Your Officer Team

Your Officer Team are always here if you need to talk about anything. They're here to represent you, our LGBTQ+ community, and are the team who have set LGBTQ+ History month up. They're here if you need to chat on a personal level, and they can also help or if there are wider issues that you and your peers experience while you're at University - as an independent charity, SMSU is here to hold the University to account and make sure that every student here has the best possible experience.You can find all of their contact details here.

Registered Office: Students' Union, St Mary's University, Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, Greater London, TW1 4SX
Registered Charity Number: 1150328