Who are Student Services?

Student Services at the University of Worcester supports all of our students, enabling them to fulfil their potential.We aim to help students succeed both during their time at university and after graduation.  The department provides a confidential, impartial and non-judgemental service and includes a number of specialist teams, each one made up of qualified and experienced staff.Student-Services

Our friendly team is the first point of contact for all your student enquiries, offering advice and guidance on academic and pastoral issues, as well as providing a range of services. If you need more specialist support or information, firstpoint Advisers can arrange this for you. You can find out more about how we can support you on our webpages.

Careers & Employability
Almost 95% of Worcester graduates are in work or further study within six months of leaving. We can help you to find part-time work through our jobs bulletins, and our Worcester Award can help to show employers some of the skills you have gained. When you graduate our Advisers will help you to plan for the future.

Our multi-faith Chaplaincy Service is available to provide spiritual support to all our students and staff, of all faiths and none. We offer pastoral support and can help you make contact with a local faith community. The University provides Prayer and Quiet Rooms with adjacent washing facilities.

Counselling and Mental Health 
Our professional practitioners offer a free service to all students. You can talk confidentially about a wide range of emotional or psychological difficulties that may be preventing you from living life to its full potential. We can support you if you have a pre-diagnosed, or emerging, mental health condition, or emotional difficulties which significantly affect your daily life.

Disability and Dyslexia 
We offer support and advice if you have any disability, long-term medical condition or specific learning difficulty like dyslexia. We can help you to access funding, facilitate reasonable adjustments and provide guidance on what additional assistance might be useful. We also have an assessment service for dyslexia, dyscalculia and dyspraxia.

Money Advice 
We can offer advice, guidance and support, both before you start your course and during your studies at Worcester. We can help with any queries about student finance, welfare benefits, debt management and budgeting. We can also offer additional support to students in financial difficulty through the University’s Hardship Fund.

Student Achievement 
We provide a range of materials, resources, information and support to ensure that you have all the study skills you need to succeed in your academic course.

Student Support & Wellbeing 
The team is here to encourage you to have an enjoyable experience throughout your time at university, to offer support and guidance, and to promote positive health and wellbeing. We will support you through the transition into student life and community living to make it as effortless as possible.

Unitots Nursery 
Unitots, on the St John’s Campus, takes children of students, staff and local residents from 3 months up to school age, and is rated as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted (2014). The Nursery is self-contained and has extensive outside space, as well as access to facilities on the campus such as the gym, and nature walks.

For more information regarding the above teams, contact firstpoint@worc.ac.uk or 01905 542551.