Study Zone

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

You will have access to the online student portal, an area which provides information on attendance records and timetables. It also provides access to the MyVLE system, where important information on the course, assessments, and course notes and resources are stored. This is especially helpful, as it means you can easily carry on with your work at home.

Additional Pastoral Support

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

  • Disability and study skills support - Bury College University Centre welcomes students with disabilities and/or additional support requirements and will make every effort to support their needs. 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 from a dedicated Wellbeing and Counselling Service is available to help you with any issues such as stress, anxiety, personal relationships, gender identity, or general health and wellbeing 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.
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Information, Advice and Guidance

You will be able to benefit from a dedicated Careers Guidance Advisor, who can advise you on your future progression, utilise links with job centres and careers services, help you with your CV, and stage mock interviews.

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Respect

At Bury College University Centre we emphasise the importance of respecting staff, students and visitors and respecting their property and the facilities of the University Centre, which exist for the benefit of all. You are asked to help us create an environment where everyone feels safe and valued and where you can work successfully to achieve your full potential.

Students Chatting in the canteen

Security

To ensure your security we operate an identity card system where you will wear lanyards and badges and will be asked to swipe in. We also have measures in place to protect students online.

Graduate in full cap and gown

Safeguarding

Bury College University Centre is committed to creating and maintaining a friendly, welcoming and safe learning environment for all. Your safety and welfare are of the utmost importance and will be protected whether learning is taking place on or off the university centre premises.

Students eating together in the canteen

Prevent

Bury College University Centre is committed to the Government’s National Strategy for ‘Prevent’ which safeguards you from extremism and radicalisation. To this end we promote the Fundamental British Values of rule of law, democracy, individual liberty, tolerance and mutual respect. These values underpin the college community and are lived out through our ethos. We celebrate and promote difference and diversity and foster a culture of tolerance and mutual respect. For more information about Safeguarding at Bury College University Centre please visit our website: https://www.burycollegeunicentre. co.uk/supporting-you/safeguarding/

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