University of Bath

Support for distance-learning students and those on Placement

Find out how to access support and advice from Student Services if you are a distance-learning student or away on Placement.

A student studies in her home
The University is committed to supporting our students on placement and studying at a distance.

If you are a University of Bath student who is not based on campus you can still access our services. Our Helpdesk can be contacted by phone and email as can our specialist services.

Counselling and Mental Health

If you are stressed or anxious or feel depressed get in touch with our Counselling and Mental Health team. We can offer counselling sessions via phone or give advice via email. We have an on-line programme of treatment and support that can really help. We can also advise you on how to access NHS and other services near where you live.

Find out more about Counselling and Mental Health

Disability Service

If you have a disability, health condition or specific learning difficulty our Disability Service can offer support and advice via email or you can book a phone appointment. You are entitled to reasonable adjustments to your study and these can support both your study at home and any periods of time that you are on campus.

Information about our Disability Service

Student Money Advice

If you are worried about your finances, need help budgeting or aren't sure what your financial entitlements are; our Student Money Advice team can offer help and advice by phone and email.

Contact Student Money Advice

Wellbeing Service

Our team of Wellbeing Advisers are here to help all students with all welfare and wellbeing issues. If you have an emotional, academic or any other problem please contact us. You can email us or talk to us by phone.

More details about the Wellbeing team