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Student support

RCM student
The Royal College of Music welcomes students from all backgrounds, no matter what their personal circumstances. We are committed to nurturing students in their academic and professional development as well as providing a friendly and supportive environment in which to work.

We offer a wide range of support across the RCM, including academic support from personal advisors, English language support, career development guidance from the Creative Careers Centre and excellent peer support from the Students’ Union.

Student Services team

Student Services offers one-to-one advice from members of our dedicated and experienced team in a confidential environment. Students are also welcome to visit the Student Services office for an informal chat or to browse the excellent range of information resources on offer. The RCM’s Student Services team provides pastoral care, counselling, disability support and guidance on a range of matters including healthfinance and accommodation.

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Students with disabilities

We welcome and encourage the participation of students with disabilities in all aspects of RCM life. We have particular experience in supporting students with dyslexia and visual impairment.

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Health & wellbeing

Keeping healthy is important for any musician. The RCM actively investigates and promotes health and wellbeing through teaching and research. We encourage all our students to register with a doctor and remind international students to check they have adequate insurance to cover health costs if needed. 

We are proud members of the Healthy Conservatoires Network. Our work at the forefront of the Fit to Perform research project enables us to enact the very best policies for the health of all RCM musicians.

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