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Uni Connect transition resources


  • Student Minds/SUN: Academics - how study is different, what is expected, etc. Academic and support staff. Info for students with SEND. Info on building resilience. Financial information. Mental health and stress support info. In-depth overview of mental health issues as well as sexual health information. Support resources around identity. Information around relationships and living situations on campus. Online protection information. Information on where to look for support at university as well as contact info and signposting to specialist support services.
  • UCAS: General info around keeping in touch online. Preparing for studies info. Signposts to MOOCs and online courses around transitioning. Links to resources for living away, living alone and finances. Links to guides around diversity and fitting in. Links to mental health and wellbeing support resources. Section linking to support for individual needs. Info for international students. Also have a separate page for mature students.
  • University of Birmingham/Skills4U: Based specifically on how to study and soft skills necessary.
  • Charlie Waller: Centers around student fears they won't fit in and diversity. Support that university can offer: Academic, wellbeing, financial. Signposts to support agencies, e.g., Shout, talk to Frank etc. includes contact information for themselves.


  • University of Westminster: Student center contact info. Financial support info. Health and wellbeing support info (wellbeing, counselling, sexual harassment). Youtube video on wellbeing. Academic and SEND support sections. Academic support services info. Study skills info. Careers and employability info. Faith and spirituality info. Sport and society info.
  • University of Greenwich: YouTube video overview. SEND support info, counselling, and mental health info. Care leaver info. Medical support info. Sex and relationship support info.
  • Birkbeck, University of London: Information about accommodation, learning support, student support, facilities, and social life
  • Brunel University London (Brunel how to apply and Brunel 'Get involved'): Information about applying, student life and support services. Guide through application journey and tips for good application. Information around student welfare and financial support
  • Goldsmiths University London: Information about the university, support, fees, student life and an option to speak to with current students
  • King's College London: Option to speak to Student Services before applying, application info, fees, accommodation, and mental health. Information on settling into student life and starting at King's.
  • Kingston University: Information on funding and wellbeing support, accommodation, facilities, student life and the area.
  • London South Bank University: Information about application, fees and funding, option to speak to current students.
  • Middlesex University London (Middlesex student life and 'Ready for anything'): Information about application, the campus, student support, personal support. Includes Youtube video and option to chat to current students. Specific page for transitioning to university including uni starter kit, tech information and more.
  • New College of the Humanities: Information about student support, student union, accommodation, and life in London. Option to chat with current students. Information on student health and budgeting at university. Includes support for SEND.
  • Point Blank Music School: Signposts to external wellbeing services. Information on wellbeing team and how to contact, info on student councilors. Information on SEND. Information on educational support.
  • Ravensbourne University London: Information around student support, application, SEND, financial support, wellbeing etc. also a blog dedicated to wellbeing.
  • Rose Bruford College: Fees and finance, info for care experienced students. Information on auditions.
  • Royal Central School of Speech and Drama: Student support info, fees and funding, page for care experienced, info around outreach and fair access, Information for SEND.
  • SOAS, University of London: Information on facilities, union and support services, finance advice and wellbeing, information on student counselling.
  • St Mary's University Twickenham: Information on accommodation, students' union, wellbeing and facilities, and student safety.
  • The London Institute of Banking and Finance: Alumni information, student support, fees, and funding. Information on student mentoring programme.
  • University College London: Unibuddy available, Living in London, fee information, information on counsellors and teachers.
  • University of the Arts London: Option to speak to students, fees and funding, living in London, and accommodation.
  • University of East London: Chat option. Information on accommodation, fees and funding, careers support and professional services. Information on getting around, SEND information.
  • University of West London: Information on support services, accommodation, the area, student vlogs, SEND information, welfare support information.

Most universities outline their support offer when on campus which is helpful for prospective students. This information mostly centers around where they can access academic, financial, and personal support services.

Most include information on feeling/keeping safe at university. Few outline specifically the process of transitioning from college to university and the differences.