We are a friendly, professional and dedicated team offering a confidential and comprehensive service to guide and support students through their studies.
Contact is easy. The Student Support reception desk is located on the ground floor of the HDC building and is available during term time (Mon - Friday 9.00am to 4.30pm). You are welcome to come in to talk about any queries or issues you may be experiencing and to make further appointments with a relevant member of staff. We also offer a resources area with computers, a careers library, study guides and general information.
Telephone: 01752 636891 / internal extension 2091
Further Student Support information can be accessed through the ‘About Marjon’ tab on the Marjon website and through the Student Support Group in Learning Space.
Advice and guidance is available regarding any problems you may encounter relating to your academic programme. No problem is too small, so don’t wait until it is too late. We can be contacted on 01752 636740 / internal extension 3040 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Our service can help with the following:
· Choice of module, programme, mode of study
· Interruption, restart, transfer & withdrawal of studies
· Extenuating circumstances affecting attendance/submission of assignments
· Illness self certification
· Appeals against academic decisions
We support students living on campus in Halls of Residence and in the Student Village. In addition we can offer information and advice for those living off campus in private rented accommodation. What ever your accommodation needs and preferences, please feel free to contact the Accommodation Office on 01752 636711 / internal extension 3011or by email at email@example.com
We aim to provide a range of resources and practical advice to support and help you decide what you want to do when you graduate. We offer a comprehensive and impartial service tailored to meet your individual needs including:
· Post Graduate Study
· Full and Part time jobs
· Job seeking, interview techniques, CVs and applications
· Careers counselling and guidance for course and career changes
Our service is staffed by experienced counsellors who offer confidential help covering a wide range of personal, emotional and academic concerns. We are easily contactable and appointments can be made in a variety of ways. Our daily drop-in session is from 10am to 11am, telephone 01752 636850 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Students come to us for all sorts of reasons. So, for example, you might be looking for help regarding:
· stress, anxiety or depression
· relationship or family problems
· concerns about academic work
· homesickness or isolation
Disability Advice and Support Service
We provide information, advice, guidance and support covering a wide range of disabilities, medical conditions and SPLDs, especially dyslexia. Study support can be organised across your teaching, learning and assessments, including special examination provision. For eligible students, we can help with applying for relevant computer equipment and software, access study skills tuition or a Support Worker. If you have any additional requirements you would like to discuss please make an appointment to meet with a member of the team.
Finance and Welfare
Your money issues needn't become a major problem if you come and see us first. You may be eligible to apply for additional support from the University College in the form of the ‘Access to Learning Fund’ and in special circumstances ‘Crisis Loans’. We can also give advice and support with benefit issues, Student Grant and loan entitlement and the financial implications of course changes.
Whatever your educational background, adapting to Higher Education can often be a challenge. Study Skills support can help you achieve your academic potential in a variety of ways. There are lots of useful resources available on LearningSpace, including a wide range of study guides covering everything from academic writing to time-management, podcasts designed to allay common areas of concern and a full Harvard referencing guide. If you need extra help with a particular study skills issue, bookable sessions are available for individuals and groups of up to six students. Quick queries can be dealt with at the daily library drop-in between 12 to 1pm or by email: Studyskills@marjon.ac.uk