Student Support

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.

Covid-19: Advice, Guidance and Resources

It is vital that we all follow current government advice and guidelines.  You will find useful information on the College’s commitment in the Student Charter and College Community Pledge.

You will also find useful Covid-19 information and guidance at the links below:

It is extremely important to check your College email regularly as detailed information is regularly provided through bulletins and updates. A dedicated email,, has also been established for specific queries

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


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: or 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 or telephone 02890 384 510.

Bursaries and Support

A range of bursaries and financial support funds are available to assist students who meet certain criteria, including the Stranmillis University College Bursary, Halls Accommodation Bursary, Care Leavers Bursary, Student Support Fund, Emergency Loan and other financial support. For further details click here.


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



Work-based placements

100% of our undergraduate students undertake an extensive programme of work-based placements.



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


Student Satisfaction

Stranmillis is ranked 1st in Northern Ireland, and 6th in the UK, for student satisfaction (NSS 2020).


A global community

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


study abroad

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


Green campus

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



Our graduates are highly sought after, with 97% in employment or further study fifteen months after graduation.


Student success

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