I am not coping with university and all my studies
We encourage you to pursue all these points of support to help you achieve your goals.
> Your Academic Tutors
Your academic tutor is there to support you, and is the best person to talk to if you have concerns about your studies. They can also signpost you to other support if needed. You can also talk to your School Director of Academic Tutoring or your Department Director of Academic Tutoring.
- Support available and contact for your Academic Tutors
- Support with your studies
- Practical advice on managing your life and studies from Life Tools
- Study support and guidance from the Library
> Student Support Coordinators
You can talk to your Student Support Coordinator for assistance and guidance on teaching and wellbeing issues. They can support you with a range of queries including help with submitting extenuating circumstances forms, transferring to a different course, taking a break from your studies, submission of coursework and exams, and will be able to sign post you to the correct department for all other queries.
> RUSU Academic Advisers
You can contact RUSU's specialist Academic Advisers if you need confidential, independent or impartial advice on a range of academic issues, including, extenuating circumstances, suspensions, fitness to study / practise, course transfers, and appeals. We offer an holistic approach which ensures that you are fully informed on the range of options available, so that you are empowered to make the best decision for your circumstances. We are proud to be accredited by the Advice Quality Standard (AQS).
> Peer Support
Sometimes, you just prefer to talk to someone who's either your own age, or has experienced the same as you. Reading has many peer-support options available to you, find out more.