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1. Student Support and Wellbeing
The Student Support and Wellbeing Team contributes to the development of an inclusive and supportive University community, and our aim is to help students to achieve a positive, fulfilling and enriching experience. The Student Support Advisers provide a confidential support service on a broad range of pastoral and welfare issues and would be happy to talk to you about any concerns that are affecting your time at the University of Worcester.
2. Counselling and Mental Health
Our Counselling and Mental Health Team provides a free service for all students who need specialist support to enable them to manage their studies or other aspects of student life, during their time at the University of Worcester. Our team members are all professionally trained and accredited, and work in safe, confidential spaces. We take our promise of confidentiality very seriously and it is only in exceptional circumstances that anything you say will be disclosed without your permission to others.
3. Disability and Dyslexia Service
We offer support, advice and guidance to students who have a disability, medical condition or Specific Learning Difficulty (SpLD). We can help you to settle in to the campus, provide specialist support for studying, help with specialist equipment and software, and arrange Reasonable Adjustments where these are required to support your studies or access to accommodation and facilities.
4. Money Advice
The Money Advice Service is available to all students, potential students and graduates of the University. The Money Advisers can offer financial advice and support; help with student finance issues, tuition fee queries or budgeting; and advise on Universal Credit, debt management, or support for students with children. They are also responsible for the management and allocation of the University's Access to Learning ("Hardship") Fund, which may be able to help if you are struggling financially during your time as a student.
5. Careers and Employability
The Careers Service works with employers and colleagues to support current students and graduates of the University with development of their employability skills , and planning and management of their careers. They can provide information, advice and guidance in numerous formats, including telephone support, email guidance, face to face appointments, workshops and online resources. The myCareer platform offers an interactive, personalised portal for you to manage your own development and employability skills, register for our Worcester Award, update your CV and search for jobs.
firstpoint is dedicated to helping students access information and support during their studies. Students can visit the hub in the Peirson Study and Guidance Centre on the St John's campus, make us of the guidance and resources on the web pages, or email the team to access any of our services or find friendly help and advice about any aspect of student life.
7. Worcester SU Help and Advice
The Students' Union provides a free, independent, confidential and impartial advice service to all students of the University of Worcester. This includes students studying at partner colleges. The service can arrange for a representative to accompany students to meetings related to appeals, complaints, plagiarism, university disciplinaries, fitness to practice or any other university meeting where a student feels they would like support and representation.