Brookes Union Advice is a free, confidential service which is independent from Oxford Brookes University, and open to all Brookes Students.
The Advice Team are now working from home.
You will still be able to access the same level of support and guidance from the Advice team by telephone and email. (In fact over two-thirds of advice is currently delivered this way.)
Contact us:Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with a summary of the issue. Please make sure you include your name, student number and phone number. An adviser will call or email you back. Please be aware we may be experiencing a high volume of requests.
You can find up-to-date information and guidance from the University here:
As a joint assured shorthold tenant you will have certain rights and responsibilities:
If your employer or ex employer is not paying you, you can check whether you are entitled to pay under the government Coronavirus Job Retention scheme https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/work/coronavirus-if-your-employer-has-told-you-not-to-work/
We understand that many people’s financial situation has changed dramatically. The University’s Financial Aid fund is open and fast-tracking applications. If you’re struggling to meet your rent payments, need to travel home urgently or are struggling to support yourself and your family, you can apply for assistance. Find out more and apply: https://www.brookes.ac.uk/studying-at-brookes/finance/financial-aid/university-financial-aid/
The University has stated: “We continue to put the highest value on supporting students' wellbeing and attainment. The majority of academic provision has been moved online and student services continue to be provided, either online or by phone. Therefore, there are no plans to reimburse tuition fees which sustain this level of support both academically and across student support services.”
All students may apply for an additional 14 days extension on coursework assessment deadlines if they are affected by Covid-19. There is no requirement for evidence but applications must be made on the correct form. Please follow this link for further information https://www.brookes.ac.uk/students/your-studies/exceptional-circumstances/
In these circumstances you will need to make a full application for exceptional circumstances. Please follow this link for further information https://www.brookes.ac.uk/students/your-studies/exceptional-circumstances/Please contact the Union’s Advice Service if you would like further advice on making an application.
You will need to self certify. Please follow this link for further information https://www.brookes.ac.uk/students/your-studies/exceptional-circumstances/guidance/self-certification/
Unless you suspend or withdraw from your course you will continue to receive your normal payments.
Follow this link: https://www.heinfo.slc.co.uk/engagement/hep-news/students-returning-from-study-abroad-in-countries-affected-by-coronavirus.aspx to relevant information and if you have any queries please contact the Union’s Advice Service.
Brookes Union, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus.
Note: We are not currently offering in-person meetings.
Brookes Students' Union Offices & Advice Center are located on the first floor of the John Henry Brookes Building, just above Union Square.
Do you have a question about the Assessment Adjustment Process? Please first refer to the email sent to all students on 23 June 2020, or the official guidance from the University.
If you have any concerns or questions on the AAP after reading this and the FAQs please contact your Student Support Coordinator. If you have a question about anything else please email us as usual at email@example.com
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Our experienced advisors can provide confidential advice on a wide range of issues:
If you are not sure whether we are the right place to come to, just get in touch. If we can’t help, we will probably know who can.
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