“At the University of Bolton, we take great pride in providing a quality, supportive learning environment for our students.”
Professor George E Holmes DL | President & Vice Chancellor
“...tutors are very supportive and you’re not just a student ID number, at this university you are an individual with a name.”
Ellisse Vernon | BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing
15 August 2020
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University is a challenge for all new students, especially if you’re moving away from home to attend. That’s why the University of Bolton is dedicated to supporting students throughout your higher education journey. Whether you need support personally, academically or financially, we have a dedicated, award-winning student support team. Who are on-hand to help with any concern you may be facing.
The Life Lounge is the hub of student support here at the University of Bolton. It is home to our team of:
· Duty Student Advisors
· Student Liaison Officers
· Mental Health Advisors
The team can help with mitigating circumstances, academic appeals, and we even host study skills workshops to improve your essential higher education skills. If there is a query or concern we’re unable to help you with, we’ll direct you to the best point of contact either within the university or externally.
Our Life Lounge is available to all University of Bolton students and is completely free. You can get in touch by emailing email@example.com or calling 01204 903566.
Our dedication to students’ wellbeing doesn’t stop there. In May, during Mental Health Awareness Week, the university welcomed Dr Khurram Sadiq, a top speaker within the industry. He shared his extensive experience as a Consultant Psychiatrist and expressed his concerns about social media, screen time and its impact on young adults and children. Dr Sadiq’s talk was one of the many events that Mark Ayling, the University of Bolton’s mental health advisor and Jo Morgan, disability team member, organised as part of Mental Health Awareness Week. Other events consisted of: a wellbeing market, stress coping workshops, managing low mood workshops and careers talks. The collection of events helped build awareness surrounding mental wellbeing across the institution. Mark referenced the university’s plans regarding mental health and wellbeing, “We want to continue to promote mental wellbeing and develop awareness for both students and staff”.
Due to our sheer commitment to putting our student’s wellbeing first and providing a positive student experience, we have been placed within the top five in the UK for student satisfaction by the Complete University Guide 2020. We have also been recognised as the number one university in the North West for student satisfaction by the same awarding body, for two years in a row. Receiving these accolades have made us hugely proud, and we look forward to maintaining our position in the coming years.