University can be an exciting but challenging time and we understand that you may experience personal or academic difficulties during your time here.
- Specialist, experienced and comprehensive support services
- Collaborative, student-focused/individualised approach to support and advice
- Commitment to inclusivity, equality and diversity.
Our expert counselling team can support you to gain a better understanding of your personal and emotional difficulties. They offer high quality, confidential one-off initial consultations, individual counselling, CBT, long-term counselling and therapeutic art groups, psycho-educational workshops and self-help resources.
Support for students with disabilities
We have specialist mental health, disability and neurodiversity teams which offer confidential, practical advice and support including recommendations for reasonable adjustments for disabled students or for those needing additional support.
Our teams work together as required to provide you with personalised, high quality support to help reduce barriers to learning, fulfil your potential and get the most out of your time at university.
City Cares offers a comprehensive programme of support for care-experienced, young adult carers, young estranged students and asylum seekers to enable you to access financial, pastoral and educational support and fulfil your potential.
Our experienced Academic Skills Team (AST) can be accessed by all students and provides individual study skills appointments, workshops, course embedded sessions and online resources to help you to learn more effectively and boost your performance.
Students with a diagnosed specific learning difference (SpLD) or those who suspect they may have an SpLD such as dyslexia, should contact the Neurodiveristy team.