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Why should I attend PASS?

As a first year student, on many of our courses, you will be assigned to a PASS group of your peers and allocated two PASS Leaders. Your PASS Leaders will also be studying on your course in higher years and have a wealth of knowledge and experience of your academic studies and UCLan. Your PASS leaders will support you with any issues that you may have, or will signpost you to the correct service if they cannot.

Each week there will be one scheduled session for PASS that will appear on your timetable. In the session the Leaders will want to know what kinds of things you want help with and they will structure the sessions specifically to meet the needs of your group. You may be struggling with some course content, writing a particular assignment, unsure of how to reference materials properly, looking to improve your study skills, trying to find your way around campus or the local area or you may just want to know about nightlife in Preston. With PASS, we can cover anything you need to know.

The sessions are designed to be safe and inclusive but also fun and friendly. They are intended to help you settle into University life, make new friends, understand course materials better, develop your knowledge and improve your grades.

If you enjoyed or want to develop your scheme you can always get involved after your first year as a PASS Leader.