Are you staying on campus over the winter break?
If you are, here’s everything you need to know…

Staying in halls this Christmas?

With your safety and security in mind, we’ll need to know if you’re planning on staying in halls at any point during the Christmas period.

If you intend to stay in halls between Saturday 18 December 2021 and Monday 3 January 2022, please let the Accommodation Team know by completing the Winter Stayer’s Survey. If you have any questions, please email: [email protected]

Support Services

Christmas can be a difficult time of year, especially if you’re on your own. If you need extra support, there are services on offer to help you during the holiday period and into the new year.

Care leavers and estranged students

Staff from Student Services will be on campus up until Thursday 23 December.

Campus Support are also here 24/7 throughout the winter holidays should you need them – they can be reached on 01695 584455 and 07785 928 911.


Togetherall is a community who support each other by sharing what’s troubling them in a safe and anonymous environment. The site is available 24/7, 365 days a year. Simply register using your student email.

Togetherall isn’t intended for emergencies. If you are in a life-threatening situation, please call 999 or go to your nearest Accident and Emergency Department.

Student Support Team

If you are feeling unsure about returning to university after the winter break, speak to our Student Support Team: [email protected]

The team will assist you in making positive next steps and help you to access the support you need. If you choose to stay, they can also help you manage things until you are back on track.

Winter opening times on campus

Over the winter period, some services will be operating different opening times. Click on the services below for more information on what’s open and when.

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