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The university provides both academic and personal support to all its students, including those studying courses via distance (online) learning. The Student Services team are on hand to offer support with any academic or welfare issues students may have and will make sure students stay on track.
The Student Services team provides comprehensive mental health support, including short-term therapies and one-on-one confidential and impartial counselling sessions online. They also provide free mental health courses on topics such as eating disorders and mindfulness to help students manage their own mental health. The team also provide general welfare advice and guidance for a wide range of other health and wellbeing issues students may experience.
There is also advice and guidance on financial issues, to help support students in managing their finances and funding their studies.
The university also offers help to develop academic writing and critical reading skills through its Skills Zone, while the Careers Service has information and guidance for students on exploring career pathways and completing job applications and provides networking opportunities to help improve students’ career prospects.