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Student Wellbeing

The Centre for Student Wellbeing offers a comprehensive and tailored support intervention services across all our campuses. We aim to enable students who are struggling with their studies to overcome the barriers they face to their education and learning. We have in place a dedicated team of committed Student Wellbeing Officers to help and support you!

We are:

o Easily accessible and flexible
We will do our best to meet with you on any campus at a time that suits you

o Supportive and friendly
We encourage informal, open and honest discussion

o Focused on problem solving
We will help you to explore coping mechanisms to overcome the challenges you face in an empathetic manner that focuses on your strengths

o Student-centred
We will promote that academic progress is balanced with other important aspects of your life

o Private and confidential
We will only share information on issues relating to students on a need-to-know basis.

We can support you with any of the issues listed below:

• Personal issues
• Health
• Isolation
• Struggling with assignments/course work
• Attendance issues
• Behavioural issues
• Change of circumstances
• Drug and alcohol issues
• Economic hardship

Widening Participation

Belfast Met actively encourages students from disadvantaged backgrounds to apply to the College, and offers them support throughout their student journey.

We want to change perceptions and raise aspirations. Having a diverse student population impacts positively on everyone’s learning and development.

If you are from a background that puts up barriers to your education and learning, the Centre for Student Wellbeing would like to hear from you and to help you to overcome the challenges you face.

Please let us know if:

• You are in care, or you have a care experienced background
• You are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless
• You are a single or young parent
• You have had involvement with the criminal justice system
• You have caring responsibilities yourself

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Contact Us

You, your tutor or your lecturer can contact us for support with any of the issues listed in this section.

Email: [email protected] or
Tel: 028 90265108

Student Wellbeing Referral Form

Don’t be shy about asking for help. It doesn’t mean that you are weak – it means that you are wise!