ParentIf you are a student with children the information included here is aimed at supporting you as a Student Parent throughout your academic journey.
If you are a part-time undergraduate student you may be entitled to help towards the cost of your course.
Please contact Student Finance England for details of how to apply
Students are able to view the information the University holds by logging on to the e:VisionStaffs Portal and clicking on the 'Personal Details' section. Should you need to amend any of the information that the University currently holds on you (i.e. Name/address/next of kin) you can do so by clicking on the 'request a change' button
Personal Development Planning
Blackboard includes a Portfolio tool to enable you to create an online portfolio illustrating your achievements, skills and Staffordshire Graduate Attributes that is useful when planning your personal development.
Logon to Blackboard and go to the Help tab for a full guide to creating and sharing your portfolio.
If you are worried for your own personal safety then do not hesitate to contact your Campus Police Officer. See Cop Shop for contact information
Every student at the University is allocated a Personal Tutor. It’s important that you meet regularly with him/her. Remember they’re not there just to help when you’ve got problems. They will offer you support and encouragement along the way as well as review your progress during the year.
Log into the e:VisionStaffs Portal to find out who your Personal Tutor is.
Photocopying, Printing, Scanning
Multi Functional Devices offering high quality photocopying, printing and scanning and available in all our libraries and IT Centres and at various locations across the University. All MFDs offer A4 and A3, black and white and colour printing, copying and scanning. You can print from any computer in the University and also from your own laptop or mobile device.
Plagiarism / Cheating
Academic misconduct of any kind, which includes cheating or plagiarism, may be defined as any attempt by a student to gain an unfair advantage in any assessment. Please visit Refzone or the University Regulations for more information.
For independent advice contact the Students’ Union Student Advice Centre
or your Student Guidance Advisor Team
Steph Bates, Academic Regs and Compliance Officer
t: 01782 294326
Emma Cowdell, Academic Regs and Compliance Advisor
t: 01782 294069
Ashley Steadman, Academic Regs and Compliance Advisor
t: 01782 294288
Jane Sheldon, Academic Regs and Compliance Administrator
t: 01782 294019
See Cop Shop
The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) have developed a 'Steps to Postgraduate Study' website to provide answers to the sorts of questions prospective students may want answers to. You can access the site here: http://postgradsteps.hefce.ac.uk/.
For information on prescriptions and medical assistance please see Student Health Service