Welfare Advice

Our Welfare Adviser offers support with personal and course related issues or worries that might have a negative impact on your study.

Our Welfare Adviser is here to listen to you and will work with you in a non-judgemental, accepting way. The Welfare Adviser will endeavour to support you with any issues you have or make a referral on your behalf to other professionals.

Some of the issues that the Student Welfare Adviser can support you with:

  • Emotional support
  • Relationship issues
  • Anger management
  • Coping strategies
  • Bullying
  • Liaison with tutor/s and other college staff on your behalf
  • Time management
  • Referral to other services such as counselling services

All support is confidential depending on the issues raised.

Both full-time and part-time students are eligible for this support.

For more information of to make an appointment, call 0191 490 2243 or email support.worker@gateshead.ac.uk

If you'd prefer to speak to someone in person, drop in to Student Services on Floor 1 at our Baltic Campus. Or, you can speak to your tutor who will support you in making an appointment.