Leeds College of Music offers students a wide range of support services that will help you tackle problems head on. From performance injuries to financial difficulties, housing issues to emotional support, you’ll find the right information on who to contact all here.
WELFARE (Room 401)
It’s absolutely normal to encounter problems during your studies. University life is full of ups and downs, and at times things may just become too much.
At some point you could well feel homesick, physically or emotionally unwell, anxious about your finances, or concerned that you are partying too much.
Student Services (Room 401) are a dedicated team of advisers who are able to offer you professional help and guidance when you need it. They can help you with the vast majority of student issues, or put you in contact with the right person to do so.
Who to contact about…
Accommodation, Health Matters (including GP registration), International Student Welfare, Homesickness, Crime & Safety and Academic Appeals
Telephone: 0113 2223514 or 0113 2223411
Finance, Student Loans, Budgeting, Travel Costs, Scholarships and Bursaries
Telephone: 0113 2223419 or 0113 2223508
Relationship Advice, Alcohol or Drug Use, Eating Disorders, Depression, Anxiety, Self-Harm or Fear of Failure
Telephone: 0113 2223451
*A counsellor will not tell you what to do, but will listen carefully, perhaps asking questions you haven’t considered or suggesting a different perspective on a problem.
Careers and Employability
Leeds College of Music has a designated Careers and Employability Service, available to all students throughout their time at the conservatoire. They offer practical help, advice and guidance on:
• CV writing and job applications
• Finding local part-time or full-time employment
• Accessing careers and employment information
• Applying for further study or training opportunities
Book yourself an appointment to find out what more you could be doing to maximise your employment prospects, and discover new opportunities!
Telephone: 0113 2223482 or 0113 2223402
The disability adviser offers support to all applicants and current students who have, or think they may have a learning difficulty, disability, mental health difficulty or medical condition. If you…
• Need help applying for Disabled Students Allowance (HE only)
• Are experiencing problems with repetitive strain injury.
• Require advice on specialist equipment
• Need special arrangements for examinations and assessments
• Need individual support and guidance
..then get in touch:
Telephone: 0113 222 3421
Learning Support (Room 239)
Learning Support is a service that helps students develop their study skills, and provides support with completing written work. This can involve one-to-one meetings with a specialist tutor on a one-off or regular basis.
Learning Support can help students develop ways of coping with specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia, though it is available to everyone.