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Student wellbeing

On this page we offer you a clear overview of all supportive programmes that VU Amsterdam and its community are offering to benefit your wellbeing and safety.

During your time at VU Amsterdam you might need some extra support, on an academic or personal level. VU Amsterdam offers several student counselling services. In this video we will tell you more about some of the services offered. Please never hesitate to reach out to us and note that all conversations with academic advisors, student psychological counsellors and student general counsellors are strictly confidential.

Want to know who to contact?
Check out our useful infographic for all your questions on student guidance and support. You can also contact the Student Wellbeing Point for peer support.

Want to know more and stay informed?
Here you can find the latest VU news on student wellbeing

Peace and quiet in The Mindfulnest

Peace and quiet in The Mindfulnest

Do you find it difficult to take time for yourself? Do you need a mindful pause, or a responsible way to take a break from studying? You can nestle down and relax in your own way in a cabin that is specifically designed for this purpose - The Mindfulnest. Check it out in the study area of the University Library on the 2nd floor!

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Cabin for students where they can take a mindful pause, or a break from studying in a responsible way.

Do you have a question or remark?

Contact the Student Wellbeing Point & Panel

Student Wellbeing Point: studentwellbeingpoint@vu.nl
Mail the Student Wellbeing Point to talk to a Point Peer, ask questions and/or be referred.

Student Wellbeing Panel: studentwellbeingpanel@vu.nl
Mail the Student Wellbeing Panel if you have ideas or recommendations for (new) student wellbeing initiatives at VU Amsterdam.

The Student Wellbeing Point is located on the ground floor of the VU Main Building. You will find our living room right next to the Student Desk. 

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