Who are we?
Student Services is made up of a range of specialist student facing support services, including Careers, the Chaplaincy, the Counselling and Mental Health Advice Service, the Disability Advisory Service and the Sexual Violence Liaison Team.
The Office of the Director of Student Services has responsibility for the overall strategic delivery of student support services at Imperial.
Personal detailsHannah Bannister Director of Student Services
As Director of Student Services, Hannah has overall responsiblity for strategic delivery of student support initiatives at Imperial. She works closely with the College's Senior Leadership Team and Service Leaders to ensure that student wellbeing is at the heart of the College's mission.
Personal detailsDebra Ogden Deputy Director of Student Services
Send email+44 (0)20 7594 5519
As Deputy Director of Student Services, Debra is responsible for implementing strategic projects relating to student support and wellbeing and supporting the work of the Director. Debra also manages the Sexual Violence Support Team and has overall responsibility for the delivery of pastoral care in halls.
Personal detailsLaura Regan Senior Student Services Administrator
Send email+44 (0)20 7594 9514
As the Senior Student Services Administrator, Laura is responsible for managing projects relating to student support and the student experience. She supports the Residential Life Committee, Hall Warden administration and maintains relationships across the College to communicate student wellbeing initiatives.
Personal detailsGemma Sutcliffe Executive Assistant to Director of Student Services & Senior Administrator, Student Services
As Executive Assistant to the Director of Student Services, Gemma is responsible for managing the operations of the Director's Office. She also supports the team with ongoing project work and coordinates the Student Harassment Support Contact and Sexual Violence Liaison Officer schemes.
Director of Careers
Acting Head of Student Counselling and Mental Health Advice Service
Head of Disability Advisory Service
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Whether you’re a first year undergraduate or finishing your doctoral thesis, the Careers Service has tailored support for your needs. They offer:
• One-to-one careers consultations
• Careers events throughout the academic year
• Support for disabled students
• A wide range of online resources to support your career development
• Support for Imperial alumni up to 3 years after graduation
Visit the Careers Service homepage to find out more about what they can offer you or book your first appointment with them today.
The Chaplaincy welcomes all students and staff of the College, of any faith or none. The team of Chaplains and faith advisers offer many services, including mindfulness sessions, personal development coaching and one-to-one confidential support in times of crisis, stress or uncertainty.
In addition to a multi-faith prayer space, the Chaplaincy has quiet spaces available for you to drop-in or book - a useful space if you want some time away from our busy campus.
Counselling and Mental Health Advice Service
The Student Counselling Service is a free and confidential self-referral service available to all registered students. You can arrange a therapeutic consultation with a qualified and experienced counsellor to discuss your difficulties in a confidential and non-judgemental environment. You will be able to discuss whether counselling might be helpful and what other sources of support might be appropriate.
The Service also provides mental health advice and support for students with moderate to severe or enduring mental health difficulties.
Visit the Counselling homepage to find out more about the Service and how to make an initial appointment.
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Disability Advisory Service
The Disability Advisory Service provides individually tailored support for all Imperial students who have a disability or specific learning difference. The Service also offers advice to students who think they may have a disability or specific learning difference and are seeking an assessment. The Service offers support for:
• Specific learning differences
• Enduring mental health or health conditions
• Autism spectrum conditions
• Sensory and physical impairments
Visit the Disability Advice Service homepage to find out more about the Service and contact them directly.