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Transition Programme

Our Transition Programme 2022 has come to an end. Please do not worry, as you can still access support all-year-round.

If you would like to arrange a student support appointment to discuss support, please contact us via

The Transition Programme is for students starting at the University of Southampton in the new academic year who have a disability, long-term health condition, mental health condition or a specific learning difference.

The core element of our Transition Programme is the appointment with the Specialist Practitioner. This is an opportunity to discuss your needs and how we can support you. 

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Book your appointment

Arrange your online 1:1 Student Support Appointment with a Specialist Practitioner

Bookings Closed.

As part of our Transition Programme 2022, we are offering a series of bespoke activities during the Welcome period to support students with a disability, neurodivergent condition or long-term health condition. These optional activities are designed to support with the transition to life at the University of Southampton.  If you are interested in attending these activities, detailed information and booking links will be sent to you when you book your appointment with a specialist practitioner.

Enhanced activities include: 

The meeting point for every Transition Activity will be at Building 37; The Student Hub. Please scroll to the bottom of this page for maps, directions to the meeting point and other helpful resources for the activities.

Please be aware that places for these activities will be limited and offered on a first come, first served basis to students who have booked a Student Support Appointment (SSA) as part of the Student Disability and Inclusion Transition Programme 2022.

Parents, Guardians and Supporters

We offer the opportunity for parents, guardians or supporters to have a brief chat with one of our team to answer any general queries, questions or concerns they may have regarding student support, before you start your course.

If your parent, guardian or supporter is interested in attending a session, we will send you dates, times and booking links upon booking your appointment with us.

In addition, as part of our Transition Programme 2022, please take the time to review the wealth of support available throughout your studies in the blue boxes below:

Disability Support

Find out more about the range of disability support on offer throughout your course.

Wellbeing Support

View the range of wellbeing support available to you through the Student Wellbeing Team.

Useful Resources for the Transition Activities

The meeting point for every Transition Activity will be in Building 37; The Student Hub.  If you’d prefer to navigate a digital map, you can find this here. Alternatively, please see the downloadable map and directions below. 

For each Transition Activity, we are using MS Bookings as our event booking platform. If you are unfamiliar with MS Bookings, please see the guidance document below. 

There are numerous Transition Activities running throughout Welcome. You may find it helpful to keep track of everything you have booked by using our Transition Activity Planner. 

Map to Building 37 (Student Hub)Directions to Building 37 (Student Hub) from the Highfield Bus InterchangeGuidance on how to use MS Bookings
Transition Activity Planner
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