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Office of Student Affairs

The Student Wellness Team at the Office of Student Affairs (OSA), as well as Student Support Managers based at your home faculties are here to support your wellbeing as you navigate your way through your NUS journey.

Do be sure to check out the myriad of student support services available; one such avenue is the Peer Student Supporters.

For more research specific tips from OSA on prioritising your well-being, visit here.

Resources @ NUS

NUS Care Unit

NUS Care Unit

The NUS Care Unit (NCU) comprises a team of trained professionals who provide emotional and practical support to all NUS students and staff – regardless of faculty, department or hostel – who have been affected by sexual misconduct.


+65 6601 4000


It is also not uncommon to be affected by news of sexual misconduct or when someone close to you is affected. You may also find yourself affected for prolonged periods.

Please click here or the infographics below to learn more about Secondary Traumatisation and ways to cope with it.


University Counselling Services

Counselling is free for all full-time NUS students at the University Counselling Services (UCS). Counsellors at UCS abide by a strict confidentiality policy, allowing you a safe space to share openly.

You may walk-in (available only at Kent Ridge Campus), phone or email for an appointment with UCS.


+65 6516 2376


Students can now seek after-office hours counselling through NUS’s appointed EAP provider, Intellect, in addition to premium access to self-guided tools. 

Click here to find out more about the Intellect app

Hotlines for Psychological Emergencies

Campus Security

+65 6874 1616 (Kent Ridge Campus)
+65 6516 3636 (Bukit Timah Campus)

Available 24/7 for immediate assistance during life-threatening psychological emergencies

Office of Safety Health & Environment

+65 6516 4341 (Emergency preparedness, fire safety & business continuity)
+65 6516 1084 (Laboratory, office & general workplace safety)

Lifeline NUS

+65 6516 7777 (24 hours)

Samaritans of Singapore (SOS)

+65 1-767 (24 hours)


External Resources


A one-stop local platform that matches users to
resources/helplines in areas including
mental health support.


A movement to address stigma faced by
persons with mental health conditions in


An initiative by the Health Promotion Board
to equip you with the resources and skills
to check in with those you care for.


Check out all the articles on
Mind & Balance curated
by HealthHub.

Access a list of helplines including IMH, Silver Ribbon, TOUCHline, and more if you need emotional or psychological support.


Learn more about mental wellness and
access other resources curated
by the Singapore Association for Mental Health.


Individuals and families in need of social work intervention and/or counselling can seek support from Family Service Centres which are community-based support centres.


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