Relationship advice and support


Relationships are of central importance to our daily lives; they can be a source of both support and happiness but also pain and distress.

While at university, you are undergoing a lot of personal change and growth and you may be unsure of what you want.

Relationships undergo a lot of change while you are a student too. Good relationships require commitment, honest communication and hard work, as there are often ups and downs.

However, it is important to spot signs of an unhealthy or abusive relationship. If you are having relationship difficulties, remember that you are not alone. Family and relationship problems can be a major cause of students' mental distress.

Find out more

The Student Centre

SUBU Advice

Free independent and confidential advice on housing, money and personal matters offered by BU Students' Union. 

Students outside the Medical Centre on Talbot Campus

Student Wellbeing service

Run in partnership with Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust, our Student Wellbeing service is a free, confidential, specialist service designed to help students who need specific support.