All staff at United Colleges Group can now access free online support with Togetherall. Whether you’re suffering from work-related stress, are struggling to sleep or simply need someone to talk to, Togetherall can help you get support, take control and feel better.

You can get things off your chest in our anonymous global community, express yourself creatively, and access a library of self-care resources, including clinical tests, tips and guided group courses with topics ranging from Managing Stress & Anxiety to Quitting Smoking. Trained professionals are online 24/7 to keep all members safe and provide extra support. Togetherall can help you with adopting useful coping strategies and behaviours to improve your experience at work.

On Togetherall, you are totally anonymous to other members in the community, and your personal information is kept secure while you are on the site (see Togetherall’s privacy statement here). UCG will not be informed if you’ve signed up to Togetherall or your activity on the service unless they are seriously concerned about your safety whilst on campus.

To join us, simply go to www.togetherall.com, click register and then select ‘I’m from a college or university’. Sign up with your academic email address. 

Useful Resource Links

These links contain a variety of resources which you may want to explore or find further information about. 

Anxiety UK - advice and helpline

Mind - Coronavirus and your wellbeing

Mental Health Foundation - Looking after your mental health during coronavirus outbreak

OCD Action - skype/phone support groups

Place2Be Talking to children about coronavirus


Advice and stress counselling​

UCG HR would like to make staff aware that they have free confidential access to a 24/7 year round advice and stress counselling service.

In addition to telephone stress counselling, the service also provides assistance to staff on the following matters:

Family issues

Medical information

Lifestyle addictions




Domestic abuse

Insurance claims

Consumer issues




Child care



​To access the service please call the Abbey Advice/Claims Line on 033 3234 2189 and quote Policy number 1075626. All calls will be transferred to a qualified and experienced counsellor who will offer help and support in a professional, friendly and non-judgemental manner.