Study Support at the University of Bedfordshire

Fri 06 October, 2023
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Starting university can be an exciting time, but it can also be daunting. There is so much to learn and do. It can take time to figure out where to start. But don't worry; the University of Bedfordshire offers a wide range of study support to help you succeed.

On-Campus Support

  1. Personal Academic Tutor

All students have a personalised academic tutor (PAT) assigned to them when they start. Your PAT will assist you with course selection, academic planning and provide invaluable guidance throughout your academic journey.

  1. Luton and Bedford Libraries

The University’s state-of-the-art libraries are more than just book repositories. Knowledgeable librarians are here to help you navigate databases, find relevant academic literature, and even offer workshops on research skills. Plus, our extensive online library resources are accessible 24/7.

  1. Study Rooms and Spaces

 Located conveniently across our campuses, these study areas have the latest technology, Wi-Fi, and quiet spaces for focused learning, group projects, and exam preparation.

  1. Writing and Math Support at the Study Hub

The University's Study Hub offers writing and math one-on-one tutoring, workshops, and resources to help students improve their skills. Writing and math support can be especially beneficial for students who are struggling with these subjects.

  1. Student Support Services

The dedicated Student Support team can help with various personal and financial matters, including housing, student loans, and access to mental health support services.


Off-Campus Support

  1. Online Learning Resources

The University offers a range of online learning resources, such as e-books, lecture recordings, and interactive exercises. These resources can be accessed from anywhere in the world and can be a great way to supplement your on-campus learning.

  1. Student support

Several organisations can provide you with support for your studies such as the National Union of Students (NUS).

  1. Mentorship Opportunities

Mentorship programs offer valuable insights, career guidance, and connections. You can connect with alumni mentors by requesting a mentor through your teachers, who can arrange one-on-one mentorship relationships. Or you can contact the Study Hub for assistance in finding a mentor that aligns with your academic and career aspirations.

You can utilise offer platforms such as LinkedIn to find alumni and professionals in your field. Send them personalised connection requests expressing your interest in mentorship. This opens doors to a vast network of potential mentors to support your academic and career journey.


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