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Student’s Services

Careers, Placements, Wellbeing and
UWS Student Union.

Career Services

UWS Careers Team will help to achieve your career goals by providing professional careers education, information, advice and guidance. You can use the resources and services of the UWS Careers Team from first year through to 2 years after graduation.

Here are just a few of the topics you can get support with:

  • Career options open to you
  • Identifying your skills and strengths
  • Job search and applications
  • CV checks
  • Mock interviews
  • Changing or leaving a course
  • Finding and applying for further study opportunities
  • Using LinkedIn

Placement Services

UWS works in partnership with Student Circus, to offer placement services to students during and after their studies. Student circus is a niche job search platform that enables International Students secure relevant jobs in the UK.

UWS London nurture and produce the very best of international talent which can greatly benefit the UK economy and its employers with its global outlook.

Student Circus can assist international students with: 

  1. Applying for part-time internships.
  2. Applying for part-time jobs.
  3. Applying for a job and consequently for the Graduate Route Visa after completion of studies.

What are we setting out to achieve?

Fair Chance

Creating an ecosystem & a culture of fair chance to compete on basis of skills and not colour of passports.

Balanced Decisions

Helping students make informed decisions regarding their immigration rights, guide/help students.

Save Time

Make international students a compelling force in the recruitment space.

Dedicated Services

Be the one stop provider for all international student services in the UK.

Student Union

The Student Union works to represent students’ voice so that it can help the University make decisions which improve student’s experience. We also offer a number of services to assist students during their time at UWS:

Societies and Volunteering

You can join any society or create your own to reflect your own interests. This is a great way to make friends. We also provide volunteering opportunities – to allow you to gain experience, or to give something back to the community.

Welfare Support

Studying and juggling all other aspects of your life can be difficult and the Union offers an independent advice service to help you explore your options when things don’t go as planned. We also have events to improve your wellbeing – look out for the thera-pets near exam time!

Representation

Our volunteer student reps help us to represent your voice to the University. Each class will have at least one student rep and your lecturer will talk to you about this in your classes. If you’re interested in becoming a rep – talk to your Lecturer.

Social Events

We do provide events and entertainment – even at a distance. Check out our webpage for what’s on during Freshers! You can check out more information about these services at our website.

Personal Tutoring

During the Welcome and Induction Week, all students will be allocated a Personal Tutor. This is usually a lecturer from your course who can offer you support and guidance
with your studies. Your Personal Tutor will set up a meeting in the early part of your first term, and thereafter you should meet at least once per term and maintain regular communication.

It is important that you fully engage with your Personal Tutor, even when things are going well, as they can help you to make good decisions and to get the most out of your time at UWS. They can also assist if you have a problem with any aspect of your studies. If you do have any issues, you should contact your Personal Tutor as soon as possible rather than wait until your next scheduled meeting.

The Hub

The Hub helps with any questions during your student journey at UWS. You can access The Hub from any of our Campuses, from home and also through an online portal. Our friendly Hub team can assist you with enrolment, student cards, password resets, council tax enquiries and payments for tuition and accommodation fees. You can also access information and appointment booking for the support services available to you, including:

  • Academic Skills Development
  • Careers Guidance
  • Counselling and Wellbeing
  • Disability Support (including Assistive Technology)
  • Funding and Advice
  • International Student Support
  • Multi Faith Chaplaincy
  • Library and IT support

Academic Skills Support

Our team of Academic Skills Advisers provide advice, guidance and resources to help develop and enhance individual academic and practical skills for success at university and beyond. This support covers a range of topics, including:

  • Time Management
  • Note-taking and effective learning
  • Grammar and punctuation
  • Reading skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Revision and preparing for exams
  • Giving presentations
  • Referencing and avoiding plagiarism
  • Interpreting feedback
  • Reflective thinking
  • Writing essays, reports and dissertations
  • Your Personal Development Plan (PDP)
  • Using software to support your studies

Counselling and Wellbeing

Silvercloud

SilverCloud is the University’s digital therapy service, it is free, confidential and available to all UWS students. This web resource is composed of a library of courses and resources which are all based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (an evidence-based psychological treatment). The University provides this resource to all students free of charge, so if you prefer a self-help route this could be the ideal tool for you. You can learn about the nature and function of stress, develop your assertiveness skills, learn to manage anxiety and much more.

International Students

Coming to the UK as an international student is an exciting experience. However, we understand that there are also many new challenges and our International Student Advisers are here to help you with many aspects of living and studying away from home. Here are some ways we can help you:

  • Student immigration & Tier 4 visas
  • Travel advice
  • Financial questions
  • Relative visits
  • Working in the UK
  • General welfare support
  • Settling into the UK
  • Host UK short home visits with British families

Enquire with us

We are here to help and to make your journey to UWS London as smooth as possible. Please use the relevant button below to enquiry about a course you would like to apply, to clarify any doubt you may have about us and our admission’s process, to send us a complaint or suggestion. After you submit your enquiry, one of our advisers will get back to you as soon as possible.

Application guide

Information to explain how you can apply and make your UWS application as smooth as possible for all our courses.

Application
guide

Entry
overview

VISA, Immigration
and ATAS

Course
fees