COVID-19: Important Updates (31st March)

Below is an update about accessing the self-care provision and support available across the University and Union.   

If you have any specific questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us  or visit our Student FAQ page. For the latest information on Covid-19, please head to our Union or University Webpages, the MyStaffsUni App or check your student email.

Please take care, #BeKind, and Stay Safe

Key Points

Ongoing Support

Students’ Union Advice Centresac@staffs.ac.uk | 01782 294629?

The Union Advice Team provide information and advice to empower you to make the right decisions about your circumstances. During this time it may be helpful to talk about student finance, money, housing and academic issues to relieve any additional stress you may have. 

Student Hub | studenthub@staffs.ac.uk | 01782 294751

The Student Hub is the central point for general queries that relate to your University experience with the University - they can direct you to any of the services outlined here.

Counselling & Wellbeing studentwellbeing@staffs.ac.uk 

If you find yourself experiencing any problems or difficulties affecting your wellbeing, you can book an appointment with the Team. Whether it’s a previous issues and or one that has come about with current events, they can help. You can find out more here

Other Services

Self-Help Information | Additional Support

Emergency and 24 hour support

If you are looking for help in an emergency or feel you need support urgently you can try one or more of these options available on the University website

External Support

Big White Wall (Out of hours support available) | bigwhitewall.co.uk

As a student at Staffordshire University you have free access to Big White Wall. A 24/7 service with trained professionals on hand to help.

Citizens Advice | www.citizensadvice.org.uk

Citizens advice are helping people during the Covid-19 pandemic. Find out how they can support you.

Mental Health UK

Stay Connected

Staffs Uni Covid Community Group | facebook.com/groups/staffsunicovid
A place to socialise digitally with students and staff from Staffordshire University whilst Government advice recommends social distancing.

Digital Events to keep you connected

  • Not one to miss a club night? Well don't worry, you can still listen in to all your favourite Gobble and Flashback tunes and keep moving to those awesome tunes.
  • Learn to Knit | Our learn to knit watch party is this Sunday (5th April), with plenty of time to get your knitting needles ready!

Win whilst you're in(side) - #BeKind Photo Competition

  • The University & Student Hub are running a competition to win £150 worth of Amazon vouchers. Students are asked simply to share a creative photo on Instagram which showcases kindess, whether it's photography, video, art, poetry or even music and use #StaffsBeKind telling us why it is so important in today's world.

Digital goodies to help with isolation

Some uplifting stories 

 

"I'm going to University!"

Students share their experiences of when they found out they were coming to Staffs... Read more.

Wed 12 Aug 2020

Staffordshire University: What you need to know this week

Your weekly University briefing for the week commencing 10th Aug 2020. Covid-secure campus, timetabling, gym reopening date, online well-being support... Read more.

Tue 11 Aug 2020
#WeAreSUR on green corner with photo of formula student racing car and driver

Who are SUR? | Interview

Did you know your University is full of Formula (student) racing drivers?! We speak to the Staffs Uni Racing team... Read more.

Fri 31 Jul 2020