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Support for Students

This section is for all students (Undergraduates, Taught PGs & Research PGs) and will lead to the wide range of opportunities offered by CAPOD, for each student group.  These include:

  • programmes (e.g. MSkills, GRADskills, Professional Skills Curriculum (PSC));
  • courses & workshops;
  • resources - to help develop & improve your skills;
  • services - to help in all aspects of your personal & professional development;
  • Academic & study skills Support;
  • Mathematics & statistics support.

Up to £1,000 for you to make university transitions smoother

Do you have an idea for an event, project or resource that would help students with a transition into, during, or out of a programme of study and the University? If so, up to £1,000 of Enhancement Theme funding may be available.

The team has funded a range of student and staff-led initiatives. For example:

  • Events including mini conferences, networking sessions, and exhibitions
  • Projects such as a study into the wellbeing of first year students
  • Resources such as interactive movies and e-learning guides
  • Other ideas including a mentoring scheme and a programme to help students reintegrate after a leave of absence.

For further details including how to apply and application deadlines, please visit Student Transitions


Additional links

- Evening Degree programme
Students' Association (The Union) 
- Advice & Support Centre (ASC)

The usefulness of failure (Student blog)