1. Learning & teaching
  1. Where to get support
  • Where to get support

    A variety of services and support networks are available at City University London, to complement the Personal Tutoring System.

    Support with Personal Issues

    The university has a number of student services available to help with any personal circumstances or problems that may affect studies.


    Student Health Service

    The Student Health Service is committed to the general well-being of students. The nurse advisor is available for advice on minor illnesses, accidents and general advice on health matters.

    Visit the Health Service pages

    Location: Level 1, Drysdale Building
    Opening hours: 09:00-17:00 Monday to Friday (Thursdays 10:30-17:00)
    +44 (0)20 7040 5999


    The Accommodation team

    The Accommodation team is based in the Student Centre and handles all applications to City's nominated Halls of Residence. It also assists students with sourcing private accommodation in London.

    Visit the Accommodation team webpages

    Location: Student Centre, Level 2, University Building
    Opening hours: 09:30-17:30 Monday to Friday (Thursdays 10:30-17:30)
    +44 (0)20 7040 7040


    Disability Support

    For disabled students including those with physical or sensory disabilities and long-term health conditions.

    Visit the Disability Support webpages

    Location: Levels 2 & 3 University Building
    Opening hours: 09:30-17:30 Monday to Friday (Thursdays 10:30-17:30)
    +44 (0)20 7040 0246

    Counselling and mental health

    Student Counselling and Mental Health Service

    The Student Counselling & Mental Health Service is an accessible, free of charge service for all City students. Here you can talk about anything that is troubling you with a professional and experienced member of the team who is sensitive to the needs of all students.

    Visit the Student Counselling and Mental Health Service webpages

    Location: Level 1 Drysdale Building
    Opening times: 09:00-17:00 Monday to Friday (drop in sessions every weekday at 13:00)
    +44 (0)20 7040 8094


    Student Funding and financial support

    The Financial Support team are based in the Student Centre and are available to help you with any matter relating to student funding. If you require in-person advice or help, drop-in sessions are on Mondays and Thursdays 14:00-15:30 and booked appointments are on Tuesdays and Fridays 10:00-12:00.

    Visit the student funding and financial support webpages

    Location: Student Centre, Level 2, University Building
    +44 (0)20 7040 7040

    Chaplaincy and faith support

    Chaplaincy and Faith Advisory Team

    The Chaplaincy and Faith Advisory team supports people of all faiths and those of no faith. City can help to facilitate your religious practices by providing prayer rooms and other support.

    Visit the Chaplaincy and Faith Advisory Team webpages

    Location: Room C150, Tait Building
    Opening hours: 09:30-17:30 Monday to Friday (Thursdays 10:30-17:30)
    +44 (0)20 7040 4219

    Help for care-experienced, young estranged and young adult carer

    Support for care-experienced, young estranged and young adult carer students

    City Cares is City’s dedicated programme of support for care-experienced, young estranged adults and young adult carer students. A designated member of staff (DMS) is on-hand to provide pastoral, financial and educational support. They can advocate on the student’s behalf, liaise with schools and both internal and external support services. Undergraduate students may also be entitled to additional financial support while at City, in the form of bursaries and hardship funds.

    For all enquiries contact the DMS, Natasha Mutch-Vidal: citycaressupport@city.ac.uk
    Tel: 020 7040 0456

    Or Visit the City Cares webpage

    Help with bullying or harassment

    Bullying and Harassment

    More information is available on the Bullying and Harassment webpages.

    International student support

    International Student Advisors

    City has a team of dedicated International Student Advisers who can assist students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) with UK visa, passport and immigration issues.

    Read more information for visa and immigration advice

    Location: Student Centre, Level 2, University Building
    Opening hours: 09:30-17:30 Monday to Friday (Thursdays 10:30-17:30)
    +44 (0)20 7040 7040

    INTO - City University London

    If you are an INTO student, you can find out more information about INTO support here.

    Support with Academic Issues and Personal Development

    There are also many services and departments who can help with any academic or personal development challenges whilst studying

    Study skills

    Academic Learning Support

    Available to all students who want to develop effective study skills including critical writing, understanding assignment guidelines and enhancing revision techniques.

    Visit the Academic Learning Support webpages

    Contact to book an appointment:


    +44 (0)20 7040 5300

    Support for Learning Differences

    Neurodiversity Support (learning differences)

    Advice support and screenings for students with specific learning differences (SpLs) such as Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and ADHD.

    Visit the Neurodiversity support webpages

    Location: Levels 2 & 3 University Building
    Opening Hours: 09:30-17:30 Monday to Friday (Thursdays 10:30-17:30)
    +44 (0)20 7040 0246

    Exam arrangements

    Learning Success

    Students who require exam arrangements because of a disability, SpLD or ongoing medical condition, should contact Learning Success to register with one of our teams. You will need to provide the appropriate medical evidence or diagnostic report.

    Visit the learning support webpages

    Location: Level 2, University Building
    Opening times: 09:30-17:30 Monday to Friday (Thursdays 10:30-17:30)
    +44 (0)20 7040 0246

    Advice on appeals, extenuating circumstances or complaints

    City University London Students' Union

    The Students' Union offers impartial, independent advice on academic appeals, extenuating circumstances and complaints. Their service is run by advisers who are trained and experienced in dealing with the academic procedures of the University.

    If you are not sure what to do in relation to something in your Academic life, or if you want to use a particular procedure but are not sure how to go about it and maximise your chances of success, the Students' Union is there to help you.

    Visit the Students' Union website

    Location: EG01, Drysdale building
    Opening hours: 10:00-16:00 Monday to Friday
    +44 (0)20 7040 5600

    University information on Student Appeals & Complaints

    You can read the University's published information on the processes for student appeals and complaints here.

    English language tuition

    INTO - City University London

    INTO City University London offers a range of pre-university courses that are proven to help international students progress to undergraduate and graduate degrees in the UK.

    Visit the INTO webpages for City here.

    Careers and employability skills

    Careers Service

    CityCareers provides a professional, high quality careers and information service for students and recent graduates of City. The service aims to support and develop students by providing career guidance and the tools you need to enhance your employability.

    Visit the CityCareers webpages

    Location: Careers, Student Development and Outreach services, Level 1, Drysdale Building
    Opening hours: 09:00-17:00 Monday to Friday (Thursdays 10:30-17:00)
    +44 (0)20 7040 8093

    Entrepreneurship and business advice


    The CityStarters team supports the next generation of student entrepreneurs. Whether you want to start the 'next big thing', meet successful entrepreneurs, find work experience with London's most exciting and dynamic startup companies, or simply find out more about enterprise and entrepreneurship, we're here to help.

    Visit the CityStarters webpages

    +44 (0)20 7040 8720

    Extra-curricular and co-curricular activities

    Experience City

    Experience City is your gateway to becoming the 'complete graduate'. From mentoring and work placements to volunteering and networking opportunities, it's your fast track to valuable and enjoyable activities.

    Visit the Experience City webpages

    +44 (0)20 7040 8093


    Support students starting your course in their first term at university, make new friends, build your confidence and develop new skills by becoming a CityBuddy.

    Visit the CityBuddies webpages

    Community Volunteering

    Volunteering is a great way to meet people, make friends, have fun and build your confidence. You can develop relevant knowledge, skills and experience which demonstrate to future employers that you are a passionate and motivated person.

    Visit the community volunteering webpages

    Professional Mentoring

    Our Professional Mentoring Programmes match students with experienced professionals to develop their skills, confidence and future employability. NB: These schemes are open to students in Year 2 and above and Taught Postgraduate students.

    Visit the Professional Mentoring webpages

    Library help

    Library Services

    The Library team provide a dedicated, professional and responsive library service in four locations across City University London. Our libraries have a wealth of printed and electronic resources, from core textbooks to specialist journals and databases, to support your learning and research.

    Library Support
    Library opening times

    +44 (0)20 7040 8191


    Moodle Guidance

    For queries about module enrolments, contact your Course Officer. For technical problems using Moodle, contact the IT Service Desk.

    Read general guidance on using Moodle

    Technical support

    IT Services

    The IT Service Desk operates a remote support service 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

    Click here to access the IT Self Service homepage

    Locations: E101, Level 1 Drysdale Building and 1st Floor Library, Bunhill Row
    Opening hours: 08:00-20:00 Monday to Friday
    +44 (0)20 7040 8181