Student Life

Student Support

We recognise that no two students are the same, so our Student Support team are on hand to offer personalised support throughout you studies at Stranmillis. Many students will never need this provision, but if you do, we are here to help. Our friendly, experienced team offer a broad range of health, wellbeing, academic and personal support service.

Student support when you need it

We are always there to make sure our students have the best support available.

Students with Disabilities

Our Disability Support Service offers guidance and signposting to relevant internal and external support and resources for students with a disability or specific learning difficulty. The nature and type of support available varies and will be tailored to meet individual student requirements.

  • Arranging support providers, including note-takers, library assistants, proof readers etc.
  • Assisting with an application for Disabled Students’ Allowance
  • For more information on Disability Support, email p.smyth@stran.ac.uk

Counselling

University can be enjoyable, but it can also be quite stressful, especially if you are struggling with academic or personal issues.  Student Support provides a range of counselling services to support students. We work in collaboration with Inspire to provide a 24/7 confidential counselling service that is free to all Stranmillis Students. The counsellors are fully trained and experienced in working with students with a wide range of problems. For further information contact: p.smyth@stran.ac.uk or stranmillisstudents@inspirewellbeing.org or call 0800 3895362.

For more information on Inspire click here 

Communication Skills Centre

Our Communication Skills Centre Centre provides individual and group tuition to help students develop writing and communication skills.The Centre is staffed by specially trained peer tutors, who provide one-to-one advice and support, helping students with essays, reports, dissertations, exams and all other assignments in which writing plays a part.. This is a free service available to all students. For more information or to make an appointment, e-mail csc@stran.ac.uk or telephone 02890 384 510.

Chaplaincy

The College Chaplains would like to welcome you to Stranmillis. Students are welcome in any of the Chaplaincies as a place of study, for coffee and a chat, or for spending a few prayerful moments.

REASONS TO STUDY AT STRANMILLIS

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MUST VISIT DESTINATION

Top 10 cities on the rise (Lonely Planet), top 12 world travel destinations (Frommer’s).

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STUDENT RETENTION

Stranmillis has one the highest student retention rates in the UK at 98%.

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Student Satisfaction

Stranmillis is ranked joint first amongst Northern Ireland HEIs for student satisfaction.

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A global community

The campus attracts students and staff from over 30 partner universities worldwide

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study abroad

A third of our students take up the opportunity to spend time studying abroad.

Green-campus

Green campus

The College is the first HEI in Northern Ireland to be awarded EcoCampus status.

Employability

Employability

Our graduates are highly sought after, with unemployment levels six months after graduation at just 0.6%.

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Student success

We are proud to have a 95% student success rate.