Students Staff

19 August 2020

Meet the wellbeing team

Filed under: News — Laura Mathias @ 12.37 pm

Need support while you study with us?

We’ve got an awesome Student Wellbeing and Inclusivity Team on hand to help.

Anything you need support with, including wellbeing, mental health or disability, we can help.

We see lots of students who may be struggling with the transition to University, or might just be homesick and want to talk to somebody.

Meet the team…

Lorna Gadd

Lorna Gadd

I’m the manager of the team. I have worked in this role for two years now and have previous experience in the mental health field. When I am not at work I enjoy festivals (which I miss), going swimming in the sea and spending my time with my lovely cats.

Taran Baragwanath

I’m a Wellbeing Assessor and spend a lot of my time supporting students through the drop-in service. I am passionate about tackling hate crime and harassment and ensuring support is easily accessible for everyone. One of the things I enjoy doing that supports my personal wellbeing is looking after my garden.

Will Jennings 

I am one of the Wellbeing Assessors. I have been in post since January 2020 and have previously worked in community mental health services. My interests out of work include reading (a lot of) books and going for walks.

Fee Boon

Wellbeing Assessor, Fee Boon

I’m a Wellbeing Assessor who will spend time with students who use our drop-in service. I am passionate about wellbeing and self-care. I think talking is a really powerful, easily accessible self-care tool. One of my favourite things to do is to visit our beautiful Essex coastline to collect sea glass.

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