Student Support Services
This office provides a comprehensive service for students, including allocation and management of the University's self-catering accommodation. In addition, information on current vacancies in the halls of residence is available. Lists of available properties in the private sector are produced on a daily basis and displayed on notice boards within the Housing Services office in University Centre, where there are also members of staff available to answer queries and discuss any problems concerning tenancy agreements, etc. Please visit their website for further information.
Advice and Representation Centre
Guild Advice is run by the Guild of Students and offers information and support on a wide range of legal, educational, and welfare topics.
Counselling and Guidance Service
The above provides short term counselling for all registered students in order to help you engage more effectively in your academic and social environment and to be sufficiently free from psychological distress to achieve your potential. They also offer workshops and groups to help you manage your well-being in a supportive group environment. The service also has an Educational Resource Centre. They are based in 3 Elms Road off Pritchatts Road. Please visit their webpage for further information.
International Students Advisory Service
For further information, contact the International Students Advisory Service: International Relations Office, First Floor, C Block, Aston Webb Building, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, B15 2TT, Fax: 0121 414 3850, Tel: 0121 414 2894. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information on the regulation of immigration advice and services, please see: http://www.oisc.gov.uk.
The Chaplaincy is based in St Francis Hall, next to the Guild of Students. A team of four full time and many part-time Chaplains represent all the major world faiths on the campus, and are available to students for advice and counselling. Please visit their webpage for further information.
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