Academic Problems

At some point you may have worries or concerns about your academic work, types of concerns can range from eg: needing guidance on study skills, being worried about your progress, anxiety about exams or life events interfering with your ability to study. If you need to talk to someone about academic problems we would recommend you speak to your Personal Tutor first. If this is not possible or proves to be unsatisfactory then you should talk to someone else in the department eg: Departmental Senior Tutor or Director or Undergraduate/Postgraduate Studies.

If you want to talk to someone outside your department,

In addition you can talk to the Students’ Union Sabbatical Officers:

For general issues affecting everyone on your course you can also speak to your SSLC (Student-Staff Liaison Committee)/Course Rep

There is a lot of support available on campus to help you succeed, so make sure you are clear where to get what help.

Useful links for academic support:

Non-academic Problems affecting your studies

If you are finding that you have non-academic issues affecting your studies, there are lots of places to get help and support, information and links to the main places for support can be found on the Wellbeing Support page and also see the Students’ Union Advice Centre Pages about Health & wellbeing 

Remember to register with Disability Services if you have a disability, so that they can help you liaise with your department over any reasonable adjustments that you may need.

For further information about Disability Services 

If you are unsure about what help you need or who you should speak to, contact the Students’ Union Advice Centre and we can help you access support.

If you cannot get help even though you have tried all avenues, you can consult the Dean of Students or the appropriate Faculty Senior Tutor 

You can also contact at the Student Union: