Loughborough University
Leicestershire, UK
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Loughborough University

Student Wellbeing and Inclusivity

Meet your Wellbeing Advisers

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Each Wellbeing Adviser provides support to students from different academic schools. Please select your school from the list below to see the Wellbeing Adviser for those subject areas.

School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences (SSEHS) // School of Business and Economics (SBE)

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Andrew Weston

Email: a.weston@lboro.ac.uk

Tel: 01509 228386

Andrew initially studied music, attaining a degree in Popular Music with Music Technology from the University of Derby, where he studied from 2003-2006. Although he kept music as a hobby, Andrew developed an interest in psychology and a passion for supporting others through his role as a Student Support Officer at South East Derbyshire College. This continued through student support roles with the University of Derby and Nottingham Trent University.

Andrew completed an MSc in Psychological Wellbeing and Mental Health at Nottingham Trent University in 2016, in which he focused on wellbeing-related issues facing students and staff in Higher Education, and the subsequent impact on academic performance, work-based stress and overall psychological wellbeing. Before joining Loughborough University, Andrew worked as a Student Support Adviser with Nottingham Trent University, focusing on early-intervention with students struggling at University, offering support, advice and signposting on a wide range of issues, mostly related to or impacting upon emotional wellbeing.

Wellbeing Adviser for:
• School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences
• School of Business and Economics

School of Science (SCI) // School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering (ABCE)

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Rebecca Grant

Email: r.grant3@lboro.ac.uk

Tel: 01509 228777

Rebecca has a degree in Social work from De Montfort University, where she was a student from 2008 to 2011. This degree included placements within a Fostering & Adoption team, a residential care home for adults with Learning disabilities and a charity working with individual experiencing Mental Health related issues.

Prior to joining Loughborough University, Rebecca has worked within the Local Authority’s Adult Social Care Department, in various roles, most recently working within the Hospital’s Social Work Team.

Wellbeing Adviser for:
• School of Science
• School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering

School of Design and Creative Arts // School of Social Sciences and Humanities

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Lauren Ellis

Email: L.E.Ellis@lboro.ac.uk 

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Lauren has a degree in Speech and Language Sciences from Leeds Beckett University, where she was a student from 2011-2014. This degree included placements in schools and Speech and Language Therapy clinics. Lauren then went on to complete a Postgraduate Certificate in Special Education: Autism (Children) between 2014-2015. Since completing her degree and certificate Lauren has worked in various roles supporting young people with a range of special educational needs.

Prior to joining Loughborough University, Lauren worked within the Local Authority’s Autism Outreach Team, supporting both students and staff in a range of educational settings. She offered both advice and support for students on the autism spectrum, and support to staff working alongside the students. This support included autism-related strategies alongside wellbeing and mental health support.

Wellbeing Adviser for:

  • School of Design and Creative Arts
  • School of Social Sciences and Humanities

Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering (MEME) // School of Aeronautical & Automotive, Chemical & Materials Engineering (AACME)

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Vicky Bailey

Email: V.J.Bailey@lboro.ac.uk

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Vicky is a qualified Psychotherapist, Coach, Adult Teacher and Assessor. With over twenty-five years of working to develop people she now specialises in emotional and mental health, wellbeing, and behaviour management.

She has worked in public and private sector, education, and charities. Prior to specialising in mental health Vicky worked in sport for over twenty years, with specialism in safeguarding, working for the NSPCC as a trainer and within the sports unit.

Vicky is employed in this role part-time. Her working days are Tuesday and Wednesday (all day) and Thursday (mornings).

Wellbeing Adviser for:

• Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering
• School of Aeronautical, Chemical and Manufacturing Engineering

 

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