School of Music and Fine Art

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Student Support Officer
Appointments and drop in Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Shona Illingworth
Senior Tutor

Sian Anderson
Senior Student Administrator

Jess Whitehead
Student Admin Coordinator

Niamh Wightman
Student Admin Coordinator


Appointments can be made at The Old Surgery Reception by telephoning Reception on 01634 888 980.

All are based in The Old Surgery, The Historic Dockyard, Chatham, ME4 4TZ

Student Support

Personal, medical and financial issues

If you are experiencing personal problems affecting your studies, I will listen confidentially to your concerns and provide advice or, if needed, refer you to central support services. Don’t hesitate to make an appointment or come by my office during office hours.

I can also help you find out more about, or put you in touch with:

  • Medical centre
  • Student Finance
  • Information and support for overseas students
  • Disability and Dyslexia Support Service
  • Careers Advisory Service
  • Counselling Service
  • Well-being team (for mental health issues)
  • Child Care provision at Medway
  • Accommodation

You will find more information about these and other services on the Student Services web page.


School of Music and Fine Art - © University of Kent

The Old Surgery, The University of Kent, Chatham Historic Dockyard, Kent, ME4 4TZ, T: +44 (0) 1634888980

Last Updated: 25/10/2018