Parents of students
Undertaking a degree requires a significant investment of finance and time. Student Shield can help you protect this investment by providing students with the physical and mental support they need to thrive at university.
As students embark on the exciting and rewarding journey of university life, they also face various academic, social and financial pressures yet may struggle to access the support they need to manage them.
Student Shield aims to provide you with the peace of mind that your child has access to the necessary medical and psychological support they may need during their time at university.
Combining the highest standards of healthcare with cutting edge technology, Student Shield provides 24 hour access to a network of GMC registered GP’s who can consult and diagnose symptoms via telephone consultancy or webcam.
An all embracing health and wellbeing platform
Student Shield offers your child an all embracing health and wellbeing platform, encompassing the efficiency and immediacy of digital healthcare whilst maintaining the highest standards and provisions of traditional face to face medical support. Where necessary Student Shield can arrange specialist referrals or medication, and access to an advice helpline which provides detailed information on surgery options, NHS waiting lists and private hospitalisation costs. Student Shield not only provides the support your child needs when they need it the most, but helps them to maintain a healthy lifestyle, so they can be fit to take on the challenges they face.
In addition to the suite of health and wellbeing services, Student Shield provides its members with access to an extensive lifestyle discount website, offering discounts from over a hundred well known brands.
Student Shield provides student landlords with a competitive advantage, helping them to attract and protect new tenants against the physical and mental challenges they may face during university life.