Tea Time with Taj

Peer Support for LGBTQ+ students at King’s

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Event Overview

Tea Time with Taj (TTwT) is an event created to offer a safe space for LGBTQ+ students at KCL, where they can relax and decompress without any expectations. TTwT has a keen focus on promoting wellbeing and self-care through community and peer support. In addition to sessions for all LGBTQ+ students, TTwT has sessions dedicated to centre the voices and experiences of underrepresented groups within the LGBTQ+ community. TTwT offers different activities each session such as special guests, crafting or simply just chatting in good company. TTwT also always offers free tea and light snacks for the attendees.

Upcoming Sessions

Tea Time with Taj: Queer Britain Field Trip - 4pm-6pm, Weds 28th Feb. Meet at Bush House for 3:30pm or at Queer Britain for 4pm. Please purchase a free ticket to attend!

Tea Time with Taj: Women's History Month (Women+ Special) - 4pm-6pm, Weds 13th March, The Studio (Bush House Ground Floor)

Tea Time with Taj: End of Term Edition - 2pm-4pm, Weds 27th March, ARA (Bush House Ground Floor)

Additional Support: Internal

Need additional support before, after or in-between Tea Time with Taj sessions? We have teamed up with the Faculty Wellbeing Advisors (FWAs) to enable TTwT attendees to speak to a FWA with LGBTQ+ lived experience. All you need to do is email [email protected] with your student number, KCL email and faculty and mention that you have been referred via Tea Time with Taj. You can find the King's Student Data Collection Notice here. 

 

The King’s Counselling & Mental Health Service are running an 8-week LGBTQ+ therapy group “Queer Identities” starting 1pm-3pm on Tuesday 27th February at Guy’s Campus. This will be a space for queer and questioning people to share their experiences, discuss relevant psycho-education and have therapeutic conversations about identity. If you are interested, please register with the King’s Counselling & Mental Health Service.

 

Additional Support: External

UK mental health charity Mind provide a list of useful contacts for LGBTQ+ people needing support for their mental health, which can be found here.