Student Support

The Student Learning Advisory Service (SLAS) is a free and friendly resource for students at all levels of study.  It provides information, advice and guidance in relation to study skills, tehniques, exam strategies, revision and essay writing amongst others.  SLAS runs numerous workshops on a variety of subjects to support students’ study and is located on the ground floor of Gillingham building.  Further information at learningmedway@kent.ac.uk or 01634 888884.

Student Support and Wellbeing

Core services include support for students with specific learning difficulties including dyslexia and dyspraxia and physical or sensory impairments and medical conditions including mental health.  They also offer assistance with applications for Disabled Student’s Allowance.  Further information at http://www.kent.ac.uk/studentsupport/index.html

Advice and Support

A full-time student adviser offering support and confidential, impartial advice on housing, finance, visas etc is located in the Pilkington building.  Access to the service is by appointment or drop-in facility.  Further information advice@gkunions.co.uk or 01634 888855.

Counselling

The Medway counselling service is located on the ground floor of Gillingham building and offers completely confidential advice and support.  Appointments can be made via the the Student Support and Wellbeing office and a drop-in service operates Monday to Friday from 12.00 – 1.00 for emergency situations.  Further information medwaycounselling@kent.ac.uk or 01634 202984/888875

Student Support for postgraduates