We understand students are facing uncertain times during the Covid-19 outbreak and we are working hard to lobby the university and elected representatives for more assistance for students in hardship. Follow us on social media (see top right of this page!) for the latest updates
In the meantime below are some useful financial resources to explore and help manage your money.
UU Financial Support
The Money Advice Service
The Money Advice Service: Covid-19
Child Poverty Action Group: students and benefits
Guidance for Private Renters
Hardship Funds and Food Parcels
The UUSU Advice Bureau provides independent, confidential and impartial advice for students on a range of academic and welfare issues.
If you require advice or support please complete our Contact Us Form and a member of the team will be in touch as soon as possible.
How we can help:
Support with Course Issues
Our team is here to help on a range of issues from identifying the correct form, to helping you submit evidence, to accompanying you to a panel for support. The Advice Bureau is here to guide you every step of the way.
Check out our Academic Advice pages for more information.
Advice on University Disciplinary Procedures
If you have been notified of an issue, either academic or outside of your course, we can provide you with advice and guidance on the next steps in the procedure and be there to support you.
Signposting and Guidance on Personal/ Welfare Matters
Our Advisors have a breadth of experience beyond academic issues and can help with a range of problems. The Advice Bureau has a network of external agencies at our disposal and we can refer you quickly and easily to an organisation best equipped to deal with your case. We also can signpost you to university services such as Student Wellbeing to help ensure your needs are met.
So we can get you in touch with the correct person as quickly as possible, please complete our Contact Us form.
UUSU Advice Bureau Team
Advice & Welfare Coordinator
UUSU Advice Bureau policies and standards can be found here:
- Student Handbook
- Confidentiality Policy
- Privacy Statement