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Support to help you succeed

Student Support are here to help and advise you. Find out what we do and make sure you get the most out your university experience.

Student Support can offer information, support and advice to help you succeed and provide guidance on anything that may be impacting on your wellbeing.

We offer appointments in-person and by video or telephone, and the Roper Centre is open between 9:30am and 4:30pm Monday to Friday.

Disability support tailored to your needs

You can get advice on how to claim Disabled Students Allowance from our Disability Advisers. We can also work with you to make sure you are getting the appropriate support so that you can successfully complete your studies.

We support students with a range of needs including but not limited to:

  • autistic spectrum disorders
  • specific learning difficulties
  • mental health difficulties
  • mobility impairments
  • sensory impairments
  • long term health conditions

Help at all times

Your welfare is important to us. If you need help or advice on any wellbeing or welfare issue you can speak to one of our Wellbeing Advisers.

We provide a welfare and wellbeing service to all students. You can talk to a Wellbeing Adviser about anything including:

  • help with settling in
  • advice if you have any worries or concerns
  • issues with housemates or friends
  • anything at all that’s bothering you

If you are an international student we can offer guidance on settling down to life in the UK.

The Wellbeing team are available every day including weekends and University vacations.

Putting your mental health first

We offer a free, confidential counselling and mental health service and support accessing NHS services.

If you're suffering from stress or anxiety there are a number of ways we can help you. As well as offering one-to-one counselling sessions we provide a range of groups and workshops throughout the year. If you're feeling homesick or are anxious about exams we have something for you.

Helping you make the most of your finances

If you're worried about money, the Student Money Advice team can help you get a grip on your finances. We can advise you on how to budget and make sure you know what you're entitled to financially.

We offer information, advice, support and 1:1 appointments with a Adviser on:

  • funding issues
  • University Hardship Fund
  • budgeting and money management
  • additional funding e.g. trusts and charities
  • suspending or leaving your studies

We can also signpost you to other sources of help.

Contact us

You can contact us on the details below