The University of Bolton Student Services

Student Services

Resources, news and events from the Student Services Team


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Welcome to the Student Services resource page.

Student Services are here to help you at every step of your study - from the moment you accept your course offer to that magical moment when you step out onto the stage at the graduation ceremony. Together we deliver support, advice and guidance on all manner of things. We have a front facing service in the Main Reception and Student Advisors team. Other members of the team work hard behind the scenes. You will see us at Open Days and out and about answering questions during enrolment and induction, so you will often find our faces are familiar even before you start attending classes.   

We want this page to be a goldmine of resources for our students - available services, updates, events, useful forms, and so much more. We will keep developing and building the page and if you have any feedback or suggestions we'd love to hear from you!  

It's especially important for us to make sure that you know support from Student Services is available - in person, by online chat, phone or email - Monday to Friday 8.45am to 5.00pm. Get in touch!

News and Updates


Student Events and Activities - 2021/22

Student Services and Student Experience have a number of events and activities scheduled for September and October 2021 to help and support new students and those returning to the University, please see below for details. This page will be updated regularly so please keep checking for more information! 

Student Advisors/Student Centre

The student centre will be open until 6pm, Monday to Thursday, from week commencing 13 September for four weeks. A Student Advisor and another member of staff from Student Services will be available to speak to.


Student Funding Advisor Drop-ins

Meet the Student Funding Advisor who can advise on funding opportunities, applying to Student Finance England, Bursaries and Scholarships and the Student Support Fund.

Chancellor’s Mall

Monday 13th September 11am to 1pm

Wednesday 15th September 1pm to 3pm

Friday 17th September 11am to 1pm

Tuesday 21st September 1pm to 3pm

Thursday 23rd September 11am to 1pm



Rev Gill Smart, Co-ordinating Chaplain will be offering a drop-in service in the Mall on the following dates. This will introduce students to the Chaplaincy and activities they offer for those of faith or no faith.

Monday 13th September 11am to 2pm

Thursday 16th September 10am to 1pm

Tuesday 21st September 11am to 2pm

Thursday 23rd September 10am to 1pm

Rev. Gill Smart will also be at the Institute of Management between 11:30 am and 2:30 pm on:

Tuesday 5th October

Tuesday 19th October

Tuesday 2nd November

Online Guided Mediation is available every Friday, this is delivered online at 12:30 (more details to follow)

Guided Mediation will also be available from the Chaplaincy Quiet Room each Thursday at 12:30 starting on 7th October.

Student Mental Health and Wellbeing

Life Lounge Webinar*

Staff from the Life Lounge will offer a webinar to students on:

  • Mental Health and Wellbeing Support available at the University
  • Introduction to online resources available to students
  • Information on external support services

Tuesday 14th September 3:00 pm – to book on to this webinar see  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/life-lounge-mental-health-and-wellbeing-service-tickets-170287722161

Wednesday 22nd September 2:00 pm – to book on to this webinar see https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/copy-of-life-lounge-mental-health-and-wellbeing-service-tickets-170290105289

Resilience Workshop:

To be delivered by Amanda Bradley-Rigbye
Dates/ Booking details to follow

Mental Health and Wellbeing Drop-ins:

Will be available throughout September from Chancellor’s Mall on

Wednesday 15th September 2:30pm to 4pm

Thursday 16th September 2:30pm to 4pm

Friday 17th September 2:30pm to 4pm

Monday 20th September 10am to 12 noon

Tuesday 21st September 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Disability Service

Staff from the Disability Service will be holding drop in sessions in Chancellor’s Mall for any student who:

  • has dyslexia, a disability or medical condition and wants to discuss support and adjustments for their course
  • wants advice on testing for dyslexia or other specific learning difficulty.

This will be available on:

Wednesday 15th September 2:30pm to 4pm

Thursday 16th September 2:30pm to 4pm

Friday 17th September 2:30pm to 4pm

Monday 20th September 10am to 12 noon

Tuesday 21st September 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Introduction to Disability Services Webinar*

too book please go to https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/introduction-to-disability-services-webinar-tickets-171010064707

A 45 minute - 1 hour webinar introducing new and continuing students to the disability services. This session will provide information on how you can access testing for dyslexia. Also the types of conditions supported through disability services and kinds of adjustments and support that can be accessed through the University. It includes an overview of Disabled students allowance and advice on applying. This session is for information and students who want to arrange their individual support will also need to make a separate individual appointment with Disability Services.


Disclosure and Barring Service

Staff from the DBS Service will be holding drop in sessions in Chancellor’s Mall for any student who:

  • has a DBS Enquiry
  • need to apply for a DBS
  • wishes to provide supporting ID Documents/evidence to support an application in progress
  • wishes to present a DBS Certificate

This will be available on

Monday 13th September 10:30am to 2:30pm

Thursday 16th September 10:30am to 2:30pm

Tuesday 21st September 10:30am to 2:30pm

Wednesday 22nd September 10:30am to 2:30pm