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Support for university level students

As a university level student at The Sheffield College, you have unrivalled access to student support, careers advice and financial advice.

Support for university level students

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Student Support

Higher education gives you the opportunity to take the initiative with your learning, develop new skills, and explore your interests around a particular subject. We know you may be joining us straight from another course, or that you may be returning to education after some time away. We also appreciate that you may well have other demands on your time alongside your college studies. Whatever your background, goals, or potential challenges, we want to work with you to ensure you get the most from your time at the college.

Keep reading to find out about the different support services availiable:


Learning Resource Centres

Our Learning Resource Centres are open for loaning an ever growing collection of books, DVDs, journals, audio, visual and electronic resources (including laptops) to support you with your studies.

You can also access materials from home and borrow specialist equipment from your department. You'll find our Senior Learning Facilitators based in our LRCs, who you can book appointments for study skills support sessions with. SLFs are available throughout the week to offer 1-2-1 or small-group support in areas including: GCSE and Functional Skills Maths and English, ESOL grammar & conversation support, APA 7 Referencing, research skills, assignment support, and more. To book, just email


Your mental health and well-being

At UC Sheffield, we take mental health seriously. All students have access to a variety of mental health and well-being services, including:

  • Well-being cafes
  • Students' Union and Student Voice representation
  • Mental health first aiders
  • The listening service


Additionaly, take a look below to meet some key members of staff who can support you throughout your studies:

Martin Flynn, Personal Tutor (Higher Education)

Martin helps our university level students develop key skills for higher education and subsequent careers, including written communication, delivering presentations, time management, and research. He is based at Hillsborough campus but is available for virtual and in-person meetings, both as one-to-one conversations or sessions for a full class. If you have academic skills questions or a particular assignment which you wish to discuss, please email

Charlotte Hope, DSA Coordinator

At university level, additional support and adjustments for students with disabilities or long-term health conditions is arranged via Student Finance England’s DSA programme. Charlotte’s role is to advise and guide students to apply for DSA and help to ensure appropriate support is in place. She can also advise students who have support needs but who may not qualify for DSA. If you have a disability or health condition, contact Charlotte via email for a chat about applying for DSA and other support options -

Faye Seabrook, Careers Adviser

As an impartial Careers Adviser, Faye supports students with their next steps, including career planning, decision-making, considering options for progression, developing employability, job applications and interview preparation. She is based at Hillsborough campus but is available for virtual and in-person meetings, in both one-to-one and group settings. To get in touch with enquiries or to book a careers appointment/session, please email