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student Support

We want you to have a fulfilling, rewarding experience and to feel fully supported whilst studying with us. Browse the sections below to find out the variety of ways our team is able to support our students.

Facilities

We offer a diverse range of locations to study, providing first-class, professional learning environments.

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Library Service

Our online resources, which include legal and business databases, provide you with access to over 20,000 eBooks.

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Disability Support and Inclusion

Our team provides a confidential, professional and accessible service to ensure your needs are met during your time with us.

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Counselling

We offer confidential counselling with trained professionals and can provide advice on how to get the best support for you.

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Welfare

Our Welfare Service can provide advice, guidance and support to you during your time studying with us on a variety of practical, personal and/or social issues or concerns. This could include:

  • Suggesting lifestyle changes to improve wellbeing
  • Recommending self-help strategies
  • Liaising with your personal tutor if required to discuss reasonable adjustments to your study.
  • Recommending the most appropriate ongoing support for you

Our objective is to ensure that you are supported in managing problems which you may face inside or outside university so you can work to the best of your abilities during your studies.

Accommodation

Working with local accommodation providers in each of our campus cities, we give you access to great local options.

We guarantee you an offer of accommodation in the first year of your undergraduate degree if you've accepted us as your firm choice and applied for accommodation by 31 March in the year of entry, with the exception of our Bristol and Guildford campuses.

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Studentpad

Our online accommodation portal (hyperlink to ) provides helpful advice on choosing a property to rent near your campus as well as a property listings search for students who have accepted at our university.

Housemate Hub

If you’d like to find other University of Law students to privately rent with, or you have a spare room in your house/flat share, you can join our Facebook group – search ‘Official University of Law Group – Housemate Hub’ to chat to and make living arrangements with other students.

Confidential support

Our Welfare Officers and Student Support Service deal with concerns in confidence however, there may be exceptions where they have to break confidentiality such as, when someone is at risk of harming themselves or others. No verbal or written information would otherwise be exchanged outside our Student Support Service without your knowledge or consent.

Contact our welfare team

Please email your local team regarding your welfare needs. If you’re studying online please click here to email our team.

Birmingham

Bristol

Chester

Exeter

Guildford

Leeds

Liverpool

London

Manchester

Norwich (University of East Anglia)

Nottingham

Reading

Study skills

Our team can help you to develop the study skills you need to succeed during your studies and prepare for life after university. This support includes confidential one-to-one assistance, as well as study skills webinars and small group sessions.

Areas covered include:

  • Effective reading and note taking skills
  • Essay and dissertation writing
  • Revision and exam technique
  • Time management
  • Critical thinking
  • Learning styles
  • Grammar, punctuation and spelling
  • Presentation skills

Online support

We also have study skills support available online, that can be accessed through our virtual learning environment Elite. This includes a range of resources created by our team as well as interactive study skills modules from a subscription service, Macmillan SkillsforStudy.

Materials include:

  • Recordings of our study skills workshops and webinars
  • Student top tips videos
  • English language and maths refresher material
  • Dyslexia support material
  • Self-study guides and useful resource lists.

All materials are designed to be accessible and easy to use for any learning style. You will have access to them from the moment you accept your place and receive your login details for ELITE. To find what's available on ELITE, go to the 'My Study Skills' tab. You will also find the contact details for our Study Skills team on ELITE.