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Clearing 2018: Supporting students matters at UWL

Studying at university is incredibly exciting but it can be challenging too, which is why the University of West London (UWL) offers support for students who have enrolled on their dream course via Clearing.

Our busy team of friendly Clearing advisors is still connecting students with outstanding courses at UWL, following A Level results last week.

UWL’s Clearing hotline is still open and it’s the best way to discover the perfect course for you. So make the right call today and get in touch with our Clearing experts.

Contact 0800 036 8888 to find the right course for you at the University of West London.

After enrolling on a course at London’s number one modern University*, there is a suite of support services available to help students achieve their full potential.

The Wellbeing Team provides confidential, specialist advice and guidance to all students and applicants on a range of disability and mental health topics. 

Counselling

UWL runs a confidential counselling service for students to process difficulties they are experiencing about anything, inlucluding relationships, substance misuse, confidence and self esteem. It is a safe, confidential space to talk about things that may be confusing, painful or uncomfortable. Counsellors work within a strict code of confidentiality.

Disability

UWL offers a range a range of support and reasonable adjustments to students based on their individual requirements, including tailored Individual Support Plans (​ISPs) to make studying managable and reasonable adjustments for examinations.

Other means of support include information on additional funding which disabled students may be eligible to apply for, such as Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSAs), advice and information on arranging a diagnostic assessment for specific learning, assistance in arranging non-medical helpers such as note takers, a library service to provide books in alternative formats for students who cannot access printed materials and access to a range of assistive technology and specialist software in the Library and across all campuses.

Tracy McAuliffe, Head of Student Services at UWL, said: ‘We aim to support and look after our students in any way we can, because we understand that the unexpected can happen at any time and students need to be confident of where to go for help when it’s needed.’

* The Times / Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018 ranks UWL as the top modern university in London.