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Office Of The Dean Of Students

Supporting students with their non academic university life

The Office of the Dean of Students has a wide range of responsibilities including:


Based in a purpose–built, multi-faith and multi-cultural centre. Both students and staff are welcome to take time out for the spiritual side of life.

Community Partnership Office Improves and impacts on community-based engagement and interaction with the local community.
Community Liaison & Support Officer To support students living off campus and help resolve any difficulties that may arise.
Student Wellbeing A range of professional, specialist services to support you with emotional, mental health, disability and health related issues. 
Medical Centre On the College Lane campus, specifically developed to meet the needs of students living on campus or in the local area.
University Day Nursery On the College Lane Campus, provides childcare facilities for use by both students and staff.

The Dean of Students is also responsible for student discipline and student complaints and appeals.  Further information can be found on the website or our studynet pages.

Student Minds is a UK student mental health charity. They have created an interactive guide to help students to successfully transition into university; it includes information about time management, relationships, identity, finances, sexual activity, mental illness, suicide, addictions, where to get help and more

Student Minds: Transitions - Helping You to Navigate University Life

Contact Us

Medical Centre

Student Wellbeing

Today 09:00 - 17:00
Please call us to make an appointment to discuss your needs. Please do not visit the premises unless asked to do so; due to Covid-19 all queries are being dealt with over telephone and e-consultation.
Medical Centre, College Lane

The Day Nursery

Student Life

Today 08:00 - 18:00
Day Nursery, College Lane

Community Liaison & Support Officer

Student Life

Today 08:30 - 17:00
We are out of the office quite a lot, due to carrying out regular off-campus house visits. If you call please leave a message.
Room B440, College Lane

The Office of the Dean of Students

Student Wellbeing

Today 09:00 - 17:00
Office of the Dean of Students, College Lane

Herts Success

Learning and Teaching Innovation Centre

Today 09:00 - 17:00
Learning and Teaching Innovation Centre, De Havilland

Student Wellbeing

Today 8.30 - 17:00
Student Wellbeing is closed at weekends and during holiday periods.
Hutton Hub, College Lane

The Chaplaincy


Today 08:00 - 21:00
Please check Ask Herts 'Chaplaincy: how can we help?' for up-to-date information
The Key, The Multi Faith Space, College Lane
Today 08:00 - 21:00
The new Multi Faith Space on the de Havilland Campus offers a shared space for those of all faiths and none to take some time out in prayer and reflection or to come and connect with others exploring faith.
The Multi Faith Space, de Havilland, de Havilland