What Student Support Services are Available?

Published by University of Bedfordshire

The University provides a wide range of support to our students.

Student Support Services

Here is an overview of our six key teams that can help if your studies are being impacted by any difficulties you are facing.

Watch our video and find out how the Student Engagement & Mitigation Teams can help you.

Mental Health

If you decide that you would like to talk to someone specifically about your mental health and how it is affecting you, why not make an appointment with the Mental Health Support Team.

All information about students who access the service is treated in a confidential manner.

For more information please visit our Mental Wellbeing page.  

Disability Support

We work with students with a range of disabilities including sensory and physical impairments and specific learning difficulties. We will help students all year round from application and throughout your course.

You can find out more about our service by visiting our Disability Support page.

Student Money Advice

The Student Money Advice team offers confidential financial advice, information and support. If you have any money worries, our advisors are able to give you general advice on a range of issues and will point you towards alternative sources of funding that may be available.

For more information, please visit our Student Money Advice page.

Community and Faith

The Community and Faith team offer a range of spiritual and social activities and host a variety of groups. Our Community and Faith teams’ welcome people of all faiths and beliefs and offer personal and spiritual support to students from over 100 countries.

For more information, visit our Community and Faith page.

Student Engagement

The Student Engagement Team are here to help and advise students who are having difficulties with their academic studies. 

To book an appointment with a Student Engagement Advisor please contact us via the Student Information Desk (SID) on 0300 300 0042 or email sid@beds.ac.uk.

Mitigation Team

The University appreciates that sometimes unforeseen situations outside of your control may prevent you from carrying out your academic work. These are referred to as mitigating circumstances and in some cases you can apply for extensions to your assessment deadlines.

For more information about what to do in these circumstances, take a look at our Mitigation Process