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Mental Health & Wellbeing


We all experience problems and difficulties that affect our mental wellbeing and as a student, you may well find yourself experiencing some of these. Some examples of the sorts of things you might be affected by are: Relationships (friends, partners or family); Self-harm: Eating difficulties; Study problems; Loneliness; Suicidal thoughts; Depression; Self-confidence; Sexuality; Bereavement; Anxiety; Gender; Addiction; Cultural issues; and Self-esteem.

If you're finding it difficult to engage with your studies or struggling to cope more generally with any of these types of issues, you can access one-to-one support through our Student Wellbeing platform KaraConnect.

Changes to Student Support due to COVID-19

The Student Support team is offering a blended and connected approach to advice, guidance and support throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. This means support is available in a combination of in-person and online formats to ensure you have the proper access to the support you need. If you are offered an in-person appointment, you will have to follow all relevant safety precautions.

The Student Support team is available via video, WhatsApp, email and phone. Where necessary and possible, face-to-face meetings with a team member may be possible, in compliance with all appropriate safety measures.

To access support and arrange an appointment via the online KaraConnect platform, simply click the link below.

The platform KaraConnect works best with the browser Google Chrome (Firefox and Edge work fine too). Please do not use Internet Explorer.

What we offer

Mental Health Counselling

We want you to feel like you can ‘just ask’ whenever you are facing challenges or need support. This is especially important when it comes to your mental health and wellbeing. If you have a history or current diagnosis of a mental health issue, concerned about your mental health or simply want to talk to someone we would encourage you to reach out for the support we can offer.

Wellbeing Counselling

Good mental wellbeing can help us sleep better, feel better, enable us to do the things we want to do, and help us have more positive relationships with those around us. When it comes to the way we feel emotionally, it can be hard to recognise or admit that we are not feeling good. Our wellbeing team members will listen and give you advice on a broad range of issues. Even a single small change in just one area can improve your health and wellbeing.

Student Support Team Contacts

Joanna West

Team Leader Student Services

Mobile/Whatsapp: +352 621 581 961

Email: joanna.west@uni.lu




Irmgard Schroeder


Mobile/Whatsapp: +352 621 472 347

Email: irmgard.schroeder@uni.lu


Claire Lallier


Mobile/Whatsapp: +352 621 403 940

Email: claire.lallier@uni.lu


Marcela Zambrano


Mobile/Whatsapp: +352 621 826 482

Email: marcela.zambrano@uni.lu



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