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Need someone to talk to? Download TalkCampus!


Written by
Haala H.

Haala explains how using the peer mental health support app, TalkCampus, helps her when she needs someone to talk to.

Two hands reaching out holding a black heart

Life can be unpredictably tough. It can feel lonely, overwhelming and sometimes boring. TalkCampus is here for the moments when you just need a friend, no matter where they, or you, are. Life is a rollercoaster ride with its ups and downs, so why ride it alone? The University of London and TalkCampus collaboration means you can always find someone when you are looking for others who just understand what you are going through. TalkCampus is only for students and is a place where we can all work through life together.

TalkCampus has a large community giving and receiving support for anxiety, stress, depression and even sharing excitement and good news. At TalkCampus we can instantly meet supportive people who care and want to listen. Whether it’s the fear of exams or the excitement of meeting someone new, whatever is on your mind you can share it today! Meet new friends from across the globe because you are not alone!

Benefits of TalkCampus:

  • Free instant support, anywhere, anytime as long as you need.
  • A global audience connecting the students worldwide via the app - talk to other students around the world who are experiencing the same happiness or worries like you.
  • Become a community peer supporter on TalkCampus.
  • Meet people and make friends from all walks of life.
  • It’s confidential.

Due to COVID-19, it can be easy to become lost in the stress and fear around us. Having a safe place to reach out has been a real lifeline for me and has helped me to manage my mental health. TalkCampus helps me daily as I get the support I need, whether mentally or emotionally.

Download TalkCampus and talk to students going through the same struggles as you, all around the world, 24/7. I know it’s sometimes hard to talk about your feelings or emotions with your family or friends. TalkCampus is a safe place where we can talk anonymously about anything; mental health, bad health, exciting news, relationships and studies. If you want to talk your heart out, someone else also does too. No judgement, no bullying, just people who understand you.

So, join TalkCampus today. Let’s figure out this life thing together!

Haala studies the LLB via distance learning in Pakistan.

Editor’s note:
Current University of London students can visit the ‘Wellbeing’ tab on your Student Portal for more information on how to sign up to TalkCampus. Simply download the app and verify using your official University of London email address.