Student Support

Always ready to listen and help

Wellbeing

There are support services available to you at Union School of Theology. We want to support you in getting the most from your studies and personal life, whilst you’re here and after you graduate.

If you are finding things difficult, it is important to know that there are many options available to you.

Tutor for Wellbeing and Community

If you are feeling overwhelmed or generally stressed and you just need a chat with someone, Sheila Stephen is our Tutor for Wellbeing and Community and can be contacted by email: sstephen@ust.ac.uk.

Self-Help Resources

There are various self-help resources available to students online. Some examples are:

If you feel that you or someone else needs urgent help, contact your GP or call the Samaritans on 116 123

Our Prevent Duty

Union School of Theology is required under the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 to ‘have due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism’. We are committed both to protecting academic freedom and to protecting and safeguarding our students & staff from the risk of being drawn into terrorism.

For our Prevent Policy, please click here: https://www.ust.ac.uk/files/2019-01/prevent-policy-union-school-of-theology-revised-december-2018.pdf

For more on the Prevent Duty: Monitoring Framework for Higher Education Providers in Wales, please go to: https://www.hefcw.ac.uk/

If you have a Prevent Duty concern, please contact the Prevent Coordinator on: academicregistrar@ust.ac.uk

If there is a threat to life and someone believes an individual to be in serious, immediate danger they should call the police on 999. They should also tell the Prevent Coordinator as soon as possible.

For other UST policies and procedures, including the Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct Policy, please click here: https://www.ust.ac.uk/admissions/procedures

Useful contact:

Sheila Stephen TUTOR FOR WELLBEING AND COMMUNITY

Email: sstephen@ust.ac.uk