Health and welfare

The Student Welfare Service, based in the Percy Gee Building, provides a practical service designed to meet the needs of all students, including mature, postgraduate and international students.

Student Welfare Officers offer specialist advice on issues including

  • Accommodation
  • Health promotion
  • Childcare and benefits
  • Finding childcare
  • Financial advice and support
  • Spending time with a British family
  • Personal problems


Monkeypox is a rare infectious disease, but has recently been an increase in cases in the UK – however the risk of catching it is low. Please see the NHS latest guidance around Monkeypox in the UK and resources from the UK Government. The University is currently considering further advice, please keep an eye on these pages for any updates.


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