So you’re thinking of making the move to the big city. How will you know what to pack? Will your collection of Furbies turn you into a laughing stock? Where on earth did you put your National Insurance card? If you’re nervous about leaving home, or bigger still moving country, there are plenty of resources at the University of Westminster to help you survive beyond the freshers’ fair.
The Student Advisers are on hand to help with money-related and as a student you’re bound to experience one or two financial difficulties at some point. You can talk to them about your student funding entitlement, welfare benefits, student visa options and more. They can also advise on UK immigration issues including Tier 4 visas.
Support for estranged students
We are committed to supporting estranged students during your time at university. We recognise that the transition to university and becoming a student is an exciting prospect, but can also be challenging. To help make the transition as easy as possible, we've developed guidance and a support package tailored for you.
Our fully trained and experienced counsellors offer a one-to-one service to students plus group sessions where you can work through problems with like-minded others. It’s good to talk, and if something’s bothering you, you don’t have to grin and bear it.
Care leaver support
We offer tailored support and guidance to students joining us from a care background. We are proud to have been awarded the Buttle UK Quality Mark for our commitment to care leavers.
Disability Learning Support
Our Disability Learning Support team provides support and advice to students with disabilities or specific learning difficulties, as well as offering a dyslexia screening service.
As soon as you know that you'll be joining the University, get in touch with the team to register with them and get the support you need during your studies.
We have our own on-site nurse who can help you with urgent medical treatment should you need it. You can also talk to a trained professional regarding health concerns or finding a local doctor or dentist.
Healthy body healthy mind, right? The Polyclinic is a teaching and learning facility which provides discounted holistic therapy and beauty treatments to students and staff.
Faith and Spirituality
We offer spiritual support and guidance to students from all faiths, plus pastoral care and counsel in times of difficulty.