Help and support is always close at hand at Cranfield University, whether you need assistance with your studies or to make the most of your time on campus. Here are the main sources of advice and guidance:

Student Advice Centres

There are Student Advice Centres at both Cranfield and Shrivenham. They offer professional and confidential advice, such as the co-ordination of disability and learning support, and guidance to help you to make the most of your time at Cranfield University and to access the many resources available on campus.

Library services

We provide a rich collection of specialist library resources and services to support your academic work. You can search nearly 200 academic and leading commercial databases, enabling you to find current, relevant information and explore applied subjects in great depth. This will not only help you succeed at Cranfield but potential employers will value your familiarity with the specialist resources widely used within their industry. 
Dedicated Information Specialists for your subject area, will work closely with your academic team and spend time in your department to help you. They offer group teaching and one-to-one support to learn how to use our services and resources, such as:

  • Bloomberg, 
  • British Standards Online, 
  • IEEE Xplore, 
  • IMechE Conference Proceedings, 
  • Mintel reports,
  • ABI/Inform,
  • Thomson Reuters, 
  • ScienceDirect,
  • Scopus,
  • Springer and Wiley, 
  • Access to over 22,000 eJournals.

For further information go to libraries information.

IT support

We provide excellent systems and services, and friendly support to show you how to use them. Whether you want to use high performance computing facilities and leading industry software, develop your IT skills, or just connect to the network, we can help. We provide high-speed networking and wireless connectivity, with access to a wealth of online services including our virtual learning environments, library resources, secure file store and university email. For more information go to IT services information.

Careers Service

We work closely with students, staff and potential employers to improve student employability skills and career opportunities. Our services are available to all current students, both full or part-time, and we also support alumni for up to three years after graduation. Go to careers service for more information.

Enquiries Office

We can help with questions about:

  • the courses we offer,
  • funding opportunities,
  • how to apply,
  • Open days,
  • events,
  • accommodation,
  • visas and immigration.

We are available on +44 (0)1234 758008 from Monday to Thursday 9.00 am to 5.00 pm and Fridays from 9.00 am to 4.30 pm or you can submit an enquiry at any time and we will respond within five working days.