Foss Student Services

Faculty of Social Sciences Student Services

Independent, impartial support and advice covering all aspects of the student experience.

Find us in the Faculty Office, Room MU202 on the second floor of the Lord Swraj Paul Building (Business School building)

Contact No: 01902 321789


Open: Monday - Friday,  9 am - 5 pm

Student Advisors

Undergraduate Student Advisor - Business Subjects

Lynne Cliffe -

Contact - 01902 (32) 3631

‌‌‌Faculty Full-time Postgraduate Student Advisor

Contact - 01902 (32) 3758

Faculty Student Advisor ‌for Undergraduate Law & Social Science, Historical and Political Studies

Joyty Jassall-Sandu -

Contact - 01902 (32) 1640

Abi SpenceF‌aculty Student Advisor for Postgraduate & Professional Programmes

Abi Spence -

Contact - 01902 (32) 3758

Roles of a Student Advisor

  • Support individual student  difficulties in liaison with colleagues in the Faculty of Social Sciences  and the wider University 
  • Support and mentor the Graduate Interns
  • Understand the student  journey and support them throughout their programme to reach their full potential
  • Engage with students to promote support available
  • Encourage students to utilise the support offered

What support can we offer?

  • Advice on University Regulations
  • Programmes Advice
  • Sign Posting
  • Progression Advice
  • Advice on Extenuating Circumstances, Extensions

Graduate Interns

The Faculty of Social Sciences Student Services team includes recent graduates who will share the benefit of their experience and help new students to settle into their academic programmes. They will also assist returning students.

Our Graduate Interns will:

  • Provide advice and support to students on a range of queries including enrolment and registration and programme management and refer (as appropriate) academic and non academic queries.
  • Monitor and support engagement and attendance amongst students.
  • Support individual student who are having difficulties.
  • Review and ensure the accuracy of information to students.
  • Support the continuous enhancement of the student experience through advocacy and engagement with student representation, the Student Voice and Faculty Councils (or similar).

Our Graduate Interns

Riyan Ferguson (Undergraduate - Business School) Tel: 01902 323876, Email:

Emma Wright (Undergraduate - Law and Social, Historical and Political Studies) Tel: 01902 323827, Email: