We’re here to listen

Applications to be a Nightline Listening Volunteer are open for January 2023! You can apply here and find out more on the Get Involved page.

You can reach Nightline by phone, instant message, or email, we are here for you seven days a week.

Phone line

Our phone line is open 8pm-7am unless otherwise stated. Standard rates apply when calling this number.

Phone: 01334 46 2266

You can also call the above number via Skype Audio.

Instant message

Our instant message service is open 8pm-12am every night.

Learn more about the instant messaging service.


Available at all hours. We aim to respond within 48 hours and guarantee a response within 72 hours.

[email protected]

If Nightline is unavailable

If you need immediate support and our phone lines or instant message is busy, you can try contacting Samaritans, who offer a 24-hour listening service at 116 123.

If you’re having a student welfare emergency and would like to speak to someone face-to-face, you can try the University Security and Response team on 01334 46 8999.

Nightline principles

Nightline operates in accordance with five principles.