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All students here at Southampton Solent University have access to a range of specialist support services. Whether you are having financial difficulty, need additional help with academic skills or want advice on setting up your own business - you'll find that help is always on hand.

Student Hub

Most of our specialist support services are based around the Student Hub, a central space where you can access all of the information and support you may need during your time at University. The Student Hub is the first point of contact if you have any queries relating to your course, including questions about your timetable, options, and assessments and extenuating circumstances. 

The Student Hub can also provide these official documents:

  • To whom it may concern letters.
  • Council tax exemption certificates.
  • Bank letters.
  • Replacement campus cards.
  • References.
  • Policy advice.

You can find the Student Hub at the end of the main concourse at our city centre campus, in RM050, within the Sir James Matthews Building and at Warsash Maritime Academy, in MY014).

You can contact the Student Hub at student.hub@solent.ac.uk, by phone on 023 8201 5200, or via Twitter.

Student funding team

The student funding team can offer advice and guidance on all aspects of student finance. This includes money management and budgeting advice, financing your degree and accessing additional financial support.

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Academic affairs support

Here, you can access impartial information and advice on using the appropriate university procedures for non-academic complaints or problems relating to university life.

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Study skills

Succeed@Solent supports students across the University with study-related matters and helps you to develop the key academic skills required at university level.

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International students

Our international advisers can offer you support with immigration, visas, Home Office regulations and all other aspects of study in the UK

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Careers and employability

This service can help you to plan your career, offering advice on job seeking, local vacancies, work experience, working abroad and voluntary positions.

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Support for entrepreneurs

If you are considering starting your own business while at University, our dedicated enterprise team can offer you a range of essential support services.

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Counselling

Our counselling services gives you the opportunity to talk confidentially about your difficulties and concerns with someone who is professionally trained to listen.

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Chaplaincy

The Southampton Solent University chaplaincy service supports students of all faiths and backgrounds.

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Disability support

The Access Solent team supports students with a range of learning difficulties or physical impairments.

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Mature students

One in every five students at Southampton Solent University fall into this category, and we pride ourselves on making them feel supported.

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Care leavers

If you've spent time in local authority care, there are a range of support services and financial support schemes that you can access.

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