How we support you

At Bury College University Centre we are committed to supporting you throughout your university studies.

We are here to support you with anything from welfare problems to financial queries and encourage all students to speak to our friendly team of supportive staff. Our guidance team will happily work with you to ensure that you are receiving the help, advice, guidance and resources to achieve your full potential during your time with us.

Student Portal

As a Bury College University Centre student you will have access to the online Student Portal which is an area which provides information on attendance records and timetables. It also provides access to the MyVLE where important information on the course, course assessments and course notes and resources are stored. This can be helpful when you are working at home or to keep in touch if off ill.

Higher Education Information Exchange

Once you have enrolled, you will also have access to an online communal area that forms a crucial channel of communication between the University Centre and all our university students.

Additional Pastoral Support

As a Bury College University Centre student you will be entitled to:

  • Support for general medical, physical, hearing or visual disability, study skills or dyslexia may be available. Please speak to your personal tutor who will be able to sign post you to the support available.
  • A dedicated Wellbeing and Counselling Service will be available to offer you support. Appointments can be arranged via your personal tutor.
  • Our pastoral support team are on-hand to assist with student behaviour, performance and personal issues. They also work to ensure that students receive appropriate support and that facilities and services meet their needs. They are always willing to answer questions and discuss issues.
Graduate wearing a hat and gown

Information, Advice and Guidance

We have a dedicated Careers Guidance Advisor who looks after career, information and guidance for students. This could be career progression, mock interviews and more.

Student being supported by her tutor

Support for Students with Disabilities, Learning Difficulties or Specific Needs

Bury College University Centre welcomes students with disabilities and/or additional support requirements and will make every effort to support their needs. We will help you to develop strategies, discover skills and independence by a multi-team, student-centred approach. We encourage you to work with us to achieve your full potential. We have contacts with local and national external bodies concerned with inclusion, disability awareness and disability provision. Advice is provided by Additional Learner Services (ALS) on an individual, strictly confidential basis.

Support for full-time and part-time students is available through the Disabled Students Allowance (DSA). Please see the Department for Education and Skills website:

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