Student in lecture

A range of staff across our departments are involved in providing student support. We want to ensure that our student-facing staff (SfS) have access to the resources and training they need to support our students effectively

Continuing professional development (CPD) sessions for student-facing staff

In Spring and Summer 2019 the Faculty ran a number of CPD sessions, covering the following areas:

  • Introduction to safeguarding in universities
  • Mental health must now
  • Positive communication for student-facing staff
  • Suicide Awareness
  • Self Harm Awareness
  • Autism Awareness 

The Faculty will be running further sessions in Spring  and Summer 2020. If there are any areas in adition to the above which you would like to see covered, please contact Komal Patel (

Other training opportunities and online resources

The following Faculty and College-wide training opportunities are available to staff in roles supporting students:

If you have an idea or request for specific training opportunities or online resources, please contact Komal Patel (

Where to go for further support

The Faculty Senior Tutor for Engineering, Lorraine Craig, is available for additional support and guidance, particularly in relation to more sensitive or complicated academic and personal student matters. Find further information and contact details.

There is also a range of services across the College available to support students most in need and requiring immediate and/or ongoing specialist support. Please refer to the Specialist Support page for further details.

College policies and procedures

Key College policies and procedures are available on the Registry Academic Governance webpages, including:

Your health and wellbeing

There are various College resources available to support staff in supporting their own health and wellbeing. Click on the following links to find out more: