Course funding

dummy image

Information, Advice and Guidance Phone Appointments Available - Click Here

In need of help? Come to our Advice Centre to talk to one of our student support advisers, careers advisers or counsellors. All our advice services are available to you if you're a current student at Merton College.

Mental health

If you feel that you are suffering with mental health issues, you can talk to our mental health adviser in the Student Support Centre.

Welfare advice

You can talk to our welfare advisers for confidential and impartial advice as well as help with practical problems. We advise many students every year with these common issues:

  • Housing
  • Welfare benefits
  • Financial help and dealing with debt
  • Immigration
  • Childcare and health
  • Referrals to specialist community services.


Focus on problems in your personal life in a confidential and non-judgemental setting.

As you work through what's troubling you with a counsellor you'll find you have more energy to focus on your studies.

Whatever your situation we'll do our best to support you and help you complete your course successfully. There are many reasons you might want to come to us - stress, relationships, bereavement, sexuality or abuse and more.

Many of our students find counselling incredibly helpful but the decision is entirely yours -not your tutors, parents or other students.

Careers advice

Please see our Careers Advice page.

Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance Policy

Careers Education, Information Advice and Guidance Policy (CEIAG)