Coronavirus

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Covid-19 Support Fund is back!

Published: Friday 14th May 2021

Earlier this year, we launched the Covid-19 Support Fund to give financial support to students who have been negatively affected by Covid-19. The Fund helped many of you and we are now happy to announce that we have re-opened the Covid-19 Support Fund for all our students. If you have experienced a significant reduction in […]

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Resources to help homeschool children during lockdown

Published: Monday 25th January 2021

We’re well into our third lockdown, and for many of you, that means more time at home juggling your degree with extra pressures and responsibilities. We know that for a lot of you, not only are you keeping up with your own studies, but the closure of schools has now put you in charge of […]

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Covid-19 Support Fund

Published: Friday 22nd January 2021

We know Covid-19 has made the past year difficult for many of you. We want to help and support you in and outside of your studies, and that’s why we’ve set up a Covid-19 Support Fund. The Covid-19 Support Fund has been created to give additional financial support to students who have been negatively affected […]

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Housing and legal advice / support

Published: Wednesday 2nd December 2020

Coronavirus has made 2020 a difficult year for many of us, and a common challenge people are facing is around their housing situation. Your job and household income may have been impacted this year, making your rent or mortgage payments difficult to keep up with. This may be making you feel anxious and worried, and […]

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How to use Teams: Guides & online workshops

Published: Thursday 17th September 2020

As all Semester 1 teaching will take place online, we want you to feel comfortable and confident using online technology. The programme we’ll be using to hold all lectures, workshops and seminars is Microsoft Teams. To make sure you know how to use Teams, we’ve created some Virtual Learning Guides that run through the basics […]

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What to do with the family this summer

Published: Thursday 13th August 2020

The summer holidays are in full swing, and we know many of you have been looking forward to a well-deserved break and spending time with your family and loved ones. For many of our students, we know just how much you value this time with your children whilst they’re also on their school holidays. It […]

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How to celebrate Pride Month virtually

Published: Thursday 4th June 2020

Pride Month has officially begun, and like many of you, we never could have imagined how current events have changed the way we’d be celebrating Pride and the LGBT+ community. Pride is looking a lot different this year, and although the UK Government are starting to relax lockdown rules, in-person celebrations and parties are just […]

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Practising kindness this Mental Health Awareness Week

Published: Friday 22nd May 2020

Over the past few months, we’ve been taking a look at how you can take care of your mental health and wellbeing during a time when many of us may be feeling more anxious than usual. One of the topics we’ve touched on is kindness, which is also the theme of this year’s Mental Health […]

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Learn a new skill at home 

Published: Monday 4th May 2020

A few weeks ago we took a look at how you can take care of your mental health and wellbeing during this challenging time. We know coronavirus  has changed the way of life for many of us and we really hope our advice helped you find the time to look after and focus on yourself. […]

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Looking after your mental health and wellbeing

Published: Friday 24th April 2020

For the majority of us this past month, day-to-day life has drastically changed. Coronavirus has altered what normal means as many of us continue to adapt to life indoors as best as we can. The emotions this can cause, from feeling alone to feeling anxious about the threat of coronavirus and what it will mean […]

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