Student Support Service – SAPE

While studying in Higher Education you will experience multiple transformations, experiences, difficulties and opportunities, both personally as well as academically, while finding your place in society,, in your future profession, and reaching autonomy both personally and  from your family. You will feel that this stage can be as demanding as it is enriching.

As a student at the Polytechnic of Leiria, you have the Student Support Service (SAPE) at your disposal, to accompany you in every step you need.


Do you have difficulty in…

  • adjusting to a new life?
  • studying?
  • managing your time?
  • coping with anxiety?
  • being apart from your family?
  • making important decisions?
  • making important changes in your life?
  • developing a CV?
  • preparing for a professional interview?

SAPE provides:

  • psychological support
  • vocational orientation
  • development of transversal skills
  • face-to-face and online training
  • job search techniques
  • support for students with special educational needs
  • strategies for promoting your academic success


The SAPE team provides free psychological assistance – in person, via email or through online communication platforms (Skype, Teams or similar). You only need to schedule a session sending an email to one of the following addresses:;;;


Our Brochures

Contacts of the SAPE Team


Graça Seco



Luís Filipe ESAD.CR + ESTM

Patrícia Pereira e Sandra Alves ESECS + ESTG + ESSLei


ESsLei (Campus 2)

ESAD.CR (Campus 3)

ESTM (Campus 4)