Where students are heard, students are supported & students are given choice
Independent. Confidential. Free. - The Students' Union is here to support you in any matter, academic or other, for the duration of your university experience.
Your details and/or concerns will be treated with the strictest of confidence.
For information or advice regarding
Academic issues, ie course representatives, plagiarism, appeals, extenuating circumstances, course changes, email Mihaela Cosac,
Welfare issues, health and wellbeing, sexual health, accomodation or community issues email Gemma Sirett
Gemma Sirett: VP Welfare
Telephone: 023 8031 9553
Should you wish to contact Mihaela or Gemma, their office is located on the first floor, near the Union shop.
For information or advice regarding personal issues, housing, money & confidential advice, email the Student Advocate, Sarah Jones Nash. The Student Advocate is a permanent member of Solent Students' Union staff and an experienced advice worker, supporting the elected officers in this important area of work. Speak with her in confidence about any issue that concerns you.
The service operates on a drop-in basis primarily. The Advocacy office is located on the ground floor of the SU building (through the bar and at the end of the corridor). Should no-one be available, you can drop the advocate an email.
Sarah Jones Nash: Student Advocate
Telephone: 023 8031 9636
Find out more about how the Student Advocate can help and support you while you are at University.
We are currently recruiting volunteer Welfare Angels to help engage more students with the Union’s support service. The role would include helping with the running of welfare campaigns, assisting in the advocacy department and much more.
We will require your help with various awareness and social events we will be running throughout the year, alongside working with the VP Welfare to assist in the implementation and success if different campaigns. This role promises to be great fun and a fantastic opportunity to meet new people and make a real and positive difference to your university, union and community.
We welcome applications form students studying all subjects and at any stage of their degree. For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org