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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.

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We Support Your Ambition

At The University of Law, we understand that you have your sights firmly set on landing that great job and going on to achieve your goals. Find out more about how we are here to support you in achieving your ambitions.

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At The University of Law, we are committed to ensuring that all our students feel represented and have a sense of belonging. Our ambition is to ensure that the barriers to learning and student experience are minimised. Find out more about how we support our students from underrepresented or disadvantaged groups below.

As part of our commitment to growing equality, diversity & inclusion at the University, we have collated a range of resources to support different groups and communities in our student body. We are also running a series of events to celebrate and raise awarness of these different groups, the recordings of which can be accessed below.

Diversity Matters ➔

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.

Find out more about the available wellbeing support ➔

Confidential support

Our Welfare Advisors 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 email our team: welfare-online@law.ac.uk

Birmingham
welfare-birmingham@law.ac.uk

Bristol
welfare-bristol@law.ac.uk

Chester
welfare-chester@law.ac.uk

Exeter
welfare-exeter@law.ac.uk

Guildford
welfare-guildford@law.ac.uk

Leeds
welfare-leeds@law.ac.uk

Liverpool
welfare-liverpool@law.ac.uk

London
welfare-london@law.ac.uk

Manchester
welfare-manchester@law.ac.uk

Newcastle
welfare-newcastle@law.ac.uk

Norwich (University of East Anglia)
welfare-uea@law.ac.uk

Nottingham
welfare-nottingham@law.ac.uk

Reading
welfare-reading@law.ac.uk

Sheffield
welfare-sheffield@law.ac.uk

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.

Library Service

Run by experienced librarians, our libraries are packed full of resources to help you. With over 20,000 eBooks and on campus print collections covering law, business and other topics, we have everything you need to support you in your studies. 

Our award winning library teams can also help you develop your research skills so you can reach your full potential.

Find out more about our library facilities and how to access the online portal ➔

 

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

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.

Report and Support is an online platform for all students, staff and visitors to report any incident of harassment, hate crime or sexual violence at the University of Law.

Reports can be made anonymously or with contact details.

The site also contains information about local and national support.

Visit the site ➔

The Disability Support and Inclusion Service provides professional support for students who require adjustments, due to disabilities or for reasons such as pregnancy.

Our team are on hand to support and guide prospective and current students, and to ensure equal opportunity for disabled students at the University.

We support students with any impairment, disability, medical condition or injury. Our team can also help with funding, PEEPs and queries about disclosing your disability.

Find out more about how our Disability Support and Inclusion Service can help you ➔

Our Counselling Service is available to support you throughout your time with us. We want you to have a fulfulling experience at ULaw, and understand that there may be times when you need some extra support to get you through a difficult time.

Counselling offers a safe space for you to discuss personal issues with a trained professional and work out how you can make changes to improve your emotional resilience and wellbeing.

Find out more about our Counselling Service ➔

With 15 locations in 13 cities across the UK and international campuses in Berlin and Hong Kong, we offer a diverse choice of locations to study in. Our facilities are second to none and provide a first-class, professional learning environment.

All of our campuses are close to thriving commercial areas and offer fully-resourced facilities, including well equipped IT suites, comprehensive libraries with the texts, e-books and e-journals in law, business and legal skills, as well as the latest legal texts. We also have quiet study areas, collaborative workspaces and places to relax whilst you’re on campus. In addition, our students have access to our online learning resource ELITE. WiFi is available across our campuses.

Our campuses aim to recreate the professional, modern environments of top law firms and businesses. We even have a mock courtroom at our Leeds campus and a crime scene suite at our London Bloomsbury campus which provides that extra touch of realism for our students. They all benefit from great transport links, making them ideal for both full-time and part-time undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as for qualified lawyers attending our professional training courses.