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Student Advice and Wellbeing

Student Advice and Wellbeing

SOAS Student Advice and Wellbeing are focused on helping any student who is studying here to complete their course successfully through the specialist, professional services we offer: international student advice; welfare and financial advice, support for students with disabilities and student counselling.

Alongside your academic life with your classes, assignments and related study, you will be juggling day to day life, including money and budgets, friends and relationships, perhaps part-time work or other commitments. Some of you will be adjusting to a city which is vast, fast and can appear impersonal. Others will have specific requirements that need specialist advice, for instance international students and disabled students.

Being a student can be stressful as well as challenging and rewarding. In order to study effectively, it is helpful if the rest of your life is running smoothly, that you feel involved in the course and student life and that you feel sufficiently confident to meet the demands the course makes.

We hope that if you find your life is not running as smoothly as you would like, whether or not this is directly affecting your studies, you will contact Student Advice and Wellbeing to see if we can help.

The services are based on the third floor of the Vernon Square building, with the main reception area in room V302.