Student Support

Supporting You

Supporting You

When it comes to University, there is a lot is going on, both in the lead-up to starting and while studying. While this may leave you feeling overwhelmed, there are a wealth of support services available to you at Bolton. We are here to put you, the student, first!

Student Services and Life Lounge

Our Customer Service Excellence Award-winning student services team are here to support you from the moment you enrol and throughout your time at University. They are here to help you with day-to-day matters; our specialist support services include:

  • Disability Service
  • Student Funding and Finance including Budgeting Advice
  • Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
  • Bursaries, Scholarships and the Student Support Fund
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing including, Mental Health Advisors, Counsellors and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy based in the Life Lounge
  • Multi-faith chaplaincy
  • Pets as Therapy
  • Academic Advice including complaints, mitigating circumstances, appeals and timetables
  • Accommodation advice (via Orlando Village team)
  • Signposting to immigration and Tier 4 advice

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Library, IT and study support

As you would expect, there are plenty of print books, ebooks and electronic resources available in our library. The dedicated Customer Service Excellence Award-winning team library team are also here to advise you on getting the most from the resources available to you. There is also a variety of open study facilities, group working areas and computing suites available to students throughout the year.

All our students are allocated a Personal Tutor to discuss academic and non-academic matters with. In addition you’ll have access to peer-assisted study sessions, our online academic support platform LEAP Online and our virtual learning environment, Moodle to support your studies.

Supporting you before you arrive

Our student services team are not only here to support you as a student but before you arrive. Take a look at these pages for further advice:


Fees and Finance

Disability Service


To find out more about our award-winning student support, please go to our Student Support section of our Student Area


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