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Cosmic People specialise in supporting students, throughout the East and West Midlands, with non-medical help whilst at university. The provision we offer is tailored to the individual needs of the student, to ensure they receive excellent support throughout their course.

Regions we cover:

East and West Midlands to include: Birmingham, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Leicestershire, Worcestershire and Shropshire.

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HEI Disability Manager Testimonial:

“We find the Cosmic Group highly professional, reliable and organised, always putting our students’ interests first. We are delighted with the calibre of non-medical helpers the Cosmic Group employ, their highly robust quality assurance system, and their willingness to work flexibly to accommodate our students’ needs. Our students’ feedback on Cosmic’s quality of service provision is excellent”
Sally Holgate, Disability Support Manager

Invester in People REC Member NMH NADP

What people say about us

  • “My mentor is a lovely, polite and helpful tutor that gives me nothing but useful advice and support. I couldn’t have asked for a nicer person, she puts up with my unorganised ways very well.”
    Undergraduate student comments taken from feedback surveys
  • "Darren's level of service is exemplary. You always feel as though you are his most important client. He really gets to the heart of the matter when helping you to tackle whatever recruitment issue you're trying to address. I have dealt with him on many occasions now and he always comes through with flying colours."
  • "John is an excellent Manager; he deals with enquiries and issues immediately and always provides alternative methods in finding solutions to problems. John is an approachable manager that uses his sense of humour where appropriate to motivate the team and provide an excellent working environment."
  • "Darren is a very professional, approachable and likeable individual who searches for the very best employees and matches them extremely well to companies requesting his help and support to find them."
  • "I've known John for several years and he's a real credit to the recruitment industry. John and the guys at Cosmic Group are doing a fantastic job and considering that the company is only a year old, they've made some amazing progress in their industry sector."
  • "I have worked with Darren (as a client) for a number of years now and have always found him extremely professional, approachable and mindful of todays business needs."
  • "I have always been impressed how hard-working, dedicated all the Cosmic staff are and how Darren commands respect from all that works for him."
  • "Everyone at Cosmic people has been helpful. From day one I have had a great relationship with Mandy Bant and upon meeting John Bant made me feel greatly at ease with the professionalism and kindness. Having had email communication with Danielle it proves that Cosmic People are a great team with great communication and efficiency."
    Student Support Worker
  • "Mandy has shown a caring and helpful attitude. She responds to any queries promptly."
    Student Support Worker
  • "Mandy Bant who I work with closely on a day to day basis is really helpful and is really committed and answers any queries efficiently."
    Student Support Worker
  • "It’s been another brilliant week. The students are just so amazing, almost all of them are so keen and excited about their studies. It's a real pleasure working with such great people and learning so much about their course and their individual needs. I think I should be thanking them as opposed to it being 'the other way round."
    Dyslexia Tutor
  • "I have found the tutorial sessions very insightful as my Dyslexia Tutor has shown me a few techniques with an aim of enhancing my learning. She is very enthusiastic with her work which is a positive as it motivates me with mine. I'm looking forward to learning more techniques which may be of use to me in the future as well as becoming more confident and comfortable doing work related tasks."
    Student
  • "During my first 4 sessions of tutoring support, myself and my Dyslexia Tutor have recognised my needs and how we are going to address these. We have also looked through old pieces of work I had done previously to see my writing skills. This was really beneficial as I recognised myself where I was going wrong. My Dyslexia Tutor made it clear to how I could have done it differently which was really helpful."
    Student
  • "So far I have managed to set my goal for this year through the support I receive from my Dyslexia Tutor. To be specific my goal is to achieve a First in all my current modules. To do this I want to stay on target with my module coursework deadlines and enhance my learning skills. Through my Dyslexia Tutor's creativity, optimism, encouragement and professional approach I'm on target with my learning plan."
    Student
  • "Having worked with Cosmic over the last year it has been great having Mandy now working on and around the campus on several days a week. This has meant that any emergencies have been dealt with quickly, the students have had quick access to her if they need to discuss anything with her and she is able to meet with support workers and their students on a regular basis."
    Head of Disability Advice and Support
  • "Congratulations to you and Mandy for today’s successful appointment of a further four specialist tutors. This is truly impressive!"
    Head of Student Services
  • "I am delighted with the service so far: it is so good to see so many students engaging with tutors and so quickly too!"
    Head of Student Services
  • "As a Student Support Worker, what I most enjoy about my job is being there to remove any obstacles presented by a student’s disability, to allow them to go about their studies like everybody else, and get the most out of their education. The team at Cosmic make this an easy and enjoyable experience."
    Support worker
  • "Working as a support worker and note taker for Mandy, is one of the best experiences I have had to date. To be able to support the student, and see them grow in confidence over time is a great reward in itself."
    Student Support worker
  • "The cosmic Group have provided me with my note takers and I have to say they have been exceptional. Not only have the notes been clear and concise but have also been tailored to my preferences. From day one the Cosmic Group made me feel comfortable. They sort everything out for me, so I can carry on with my studies as normal."
    2nd Yr Pharmacology Student
  • "Working as a study skills tutor for Cosmic Group is the best job I’ve ever had!"
    Study Skills Tutor
  • "Having worked with Cosmic over the last years it has been great having Mandy now working on and around the campus on several days a week. This has meant that any emergencies have been dealt with quickly, the students have had quick access to her if they need to discuss anything with her and she is able to meet with support workers and their students on a regular basis."
    Head of Disability Services
  • "I cannot fault my Support Worker. Whatever I ask of her she is always willing to go the extra mile to help, aid and support me in my studying at University. Thank you for arranging her to be my Support Worker."
    1st yr Computer skills student
  • "I found the office and regular on –site support from Mandy to be organised and easy deal with, whilst being responsive to my individual needs. I was provided with quality academic support, from pleasant, professional, punctual and reliable staff, making my studies a more carefree and positive experience."
    3rd Year Psychology Student
  • "Having known and worked with Darren for many years, I am delighted to say that he is one of the most personable and motivated individuals I have known. His work and life ethics are unquestionable and it is an absolute pleasure to be associated with him on a business level."
  • "Working as a support worker for Mandy, was one of the best experiences I have had to date. To be able to support the student, and see them grow in confidence over time is a great reward in itself."
  • "Darren is a hugely talented and inspirational recruiter. He is ethical, smart and driven and he cares passionately about his staff, candidates and clients. He is an absolute pleasure to work with."
  • "John understands the complexities of running a business and as a former client his strategic HR skills are supported by a strong business foundation, his savvy negotiation skills add to his well-rounded HR took-kit."
  • "Working with John was a very positive experience. He was able to provide full and frank information, give appropriate feedback and deliver real time solutions. I would highly recommend John."
  • "John’s strengths become apparent on client meetings, he can quickly build rapport and has the ability to understand a clients needs and develop an outstanding working relationship."
  • "During the four years I have worked with Darren, he has provided excellent support, advice and guidance."
  • "At all times I have found Steve to be helpful, respectful and trust-worthy. With regard to the regular and at times daily telephone contact when discussing work, Mr Scott has always been professional in his approach, with a cheerful disposition that has warmed me to him and to the organisation for which he works."
  • "Steve consistently provides an efficient, organised and caring service, doing his utmost to match available teachers to the needs of our school. In order to do this successfully, he makes personal visits to his schools, enabling him to meet staff and the children. By doing this he is able to understand the unique needs of our school."
  • "I was always impressed with the way Steve balanced his efficiency and professionalism with an open and friendly personality. I always came away with the impression that he was genuinely pleased to speak to me, whether to offer me work, to receive feedback about a placement or discuss my needs for the future."
  • "I found the office and regular on-site support from Mandy to be organised and easy to deal with, whilst being responsive to my individual needs. I was provided with quality academic support from pleasant, punctual and reliable staff, making my studies a more carefree and positive experience."
  • "I can't believe it's going to be 2014; coming up to 2 years working for you and it's been brilliant thank you so much for everything you've done for me.   I really do appreciate your caring nature and friendly supervision."
    Study Skills Tutor
  • "Honestly, many people ask what I do for a living and find it strange, but I just want to let you know I love what I do with you guys at Cosmic. It's an amazing job and I am really grateful, not only for the work but the people!"
    Study Mentor
  • “My mentor is helpful and understands my needs, she is easy to talk to and makes it easy to discuss any issue.”
    Undergraduate student comments taken from feedback surveys
  • “Excellent support provided by my dyslexia tutor and my mentor. They are both friendly and professional and are helping me to develop in my studies.”
    Undergraduate student comments taken from feedback surveys
  • “My mentor is a lovely, polite and helpful tutor that gives me nothing but useful advice and support. I couldn’t have asked for a nicer person, she puts up with my unorganised ways very well.”
    Undergraduate student comments taken from feedback surveys
  • “Very flexible which is helpful and considers students may partake in societies alongside their degrees. Very approachable tutor who is highly understanding and tailors the lessons to my specific requirements.”
    Undergraduate student comments taken from feedback surveys
  • “My tutor has a fantastic manor and is easy to talk to. A credit to your organisation.”
    Undergraduate student comments taken from feedback surveys
  • “The service is extremely valuable. Both my tutors are wonderful at meeting my needs and being flexible! Contact with whom I assume was the manager was very positive. I don’t think there is anything more I could ask for.”
    Undergraduate student comments taken from feedback surveys
  • “My support has been extremely helpful in aiding my final year.”
    Undergraduate student comments taken from feedback surveys
  • “I have managed to achieve the grades I was just missing out on beforehand. I have recommended the support to my friends who are struggling.”
    Undergraduate student comments taken from feedback surveys
  • “My tutor has motivated me and set me realistic targets to achieve. My learning goal is now to achieve a 1st degree classification.”
    Undergraduate student comments taken from feedback surveys
  • “I know that I need to be nudged to do the work, my tutors style is very positive for me.”
    Undergraduate student comments taken from feedback surveys
  • “My confidence and self-esteem has improved quite drastically since meeting my mentor, her mentoring has made me feel a lot more comfortable at University and has subsequently improved my attendance, grades and my motivation.”
    Undergraduate student comments taken from feedback surveys
  • “Thanks, Mandy, it's really nice to have the feedback - at my last university, this simply didn't happen. I always try to make sure the ILP's a working document for me and the student, which we can both refer back to.”
    Dyslexia Tutor
  • “OMG I got an A for my Dissertation – a first! Whattt insane, thanks I never would have done this without Cosmic. I never get A’s for written work”
    Final Year Undergraduate
  • “I would like to thank you for all the support you have provided me in our study skills sessions. I have found it very useful and this has proved so in my academic studies. With your help, I have achieved 71% (1st) in a piece of coursework you helped me to complete. This is the highest grade I have achieved throughout my studies at University.”
    Undergraduate Studies
  • “I have been receiving support from my Dyslexia tutor since late November, and this short amount of time, I have achieved a grade of 67% in a piece of coursework. Without the support I feel this grade would not have been achieved as I was in need of definite help and coaching for my English with writing at a university standard.”
    Student, Aston University
  • “Thanks, Mandy, it's really nice to have the feedback - at my last job, this simply didn't happen.”
    Dyslexia Tutor
  • “Thanks for the speedy response as per usual!”
    Dyslexia Tutor
  • “Thanks you Mandy for all your support and encouragement.”
    Dyslexia Tutor
  • “Thanks to my study skills Tutor’s support since October 2013. Throughout this year I have been getting mainly 2:1, but with her support I have achieved a 1st in a module. Hopefully I will continue to achieve 2:1 throughout the remainder of the year and maybe even a few more 1st’s.”
    Final Year Undergraduate Student
  • “Thanks Mandy, it’s lovely to hear that your tutors are proving so popular.”
    Head of Disability Service
  • “I very impressed with your company and pleased with the support I am receiving from my Specialist Tutor”
    Undergraduate Student
  • “My tutor has been an excellent support and always makes herself available at times when other tutors would not respond, I feel she is very helpful, kind and supportive and has helped me a great deal!”
    Final Year Student 2014
  • “Just wanted to say thank you for all your help, I received my degree results and achieved a very high mark for me :) (75%) in my dissertation, which I am sure would not have occurred without your support, comments and suggestions.”
    Final Year Student 2014
  • “Hi Mandy. I just wanted to say a big thank you for all the support and encouragement you give to me. It lets me know that I'm appreciated and acknowledges the work that I do. It is a rare quality and much appreciated. Have a nice weekend!”
    SpLD Tutor
  • “Hats off to my tutor! She’s been really great. Her communication is spot on.”
    2nd Year undergraduate student
  • “You guys (at Cosmic) have been amazing. I can’t complain at all. Everything has been wonderful!”
    3rd Year undergraduate student
  • “I think (my tutor) has helped me a lot to understand what I need and ways to make it easier for myself to get better marks.”
    Undergraduate student feedback survey
  • “My mentor has really helped me, he has been a great support and I’m lucky to have him.”
    Undergraduate student feedback survey
  • “My Dyslexia tutor is really supportive, even when I haven’t been able to make the appointment. Without him I wouldn’t be at Uni. I can’t thank him enough. It’s nice to be able to tell Cosmic People how good he is.”
    Undergraduate student feedback survey
  • “No issues whatsoever. I definitely benefit from (my tutor’s) tuition and I enjoy it!”
    Undergraduate student feedback survey
  • “I have really enjoyed my academic year with Cosmic and cannot thank you enough for your support, advice and guidance. Mandy, you have been a fantastic manager and although I don't get to see you as often as I would like to, I know you are there for me whenever I have needed you. Thank you again :)”
    University Note Taker
  • “I am extremely pleased with Mandy, my note taker and Cosmic as an organization. For the first time in many years I felt a weight lifted with the support I was given for my learning disability. I felt understood at every point of contact, and for the first time in many years I felt that I was separated from my disability as a person (in such a positive way). Many thanks to my note taker and Mandy for this!”
    Undergraduate Student
  • “The service provided by Cosmic has been outstanding, everyone is very friendly, and support has always been provided whilst working at uni.”
  • "Hello Mandy I graduate on Tuesday with a 2.2 only 1% away from a 2.1 but I'm happy ...I would like to thank you for all your support that you have given me over the years and the fantastic service you have provided."
    Final Year Undergraduate
  • "Hello! I hope you are well. It just feels strange that I'm no longer a student [for now] and going into adult world. I graduated yesterday, and it was a good experience. Quite emotional too, but good one nonetheless. I just want to say, thank you so much for all the support and encouragement you've given me for the past three years. It means so much to me to finally achieve something and be satisfied with the result. So, thank you. Take care and hope you keep in touch!"
    Final Year Undergraduate
  • “I can't thank you enough for your support and enthusiasm. You have always listened to my ideas positively and allowed me to express them. I agree the year has flown by, but it has been a great year and it has been brilliant to be back on campus doing what I love doing the most - supporting!”
    Student Support Worker
  • “I am very impressed by the high standards you demand of your staff; it means a great deal to me that you have firm systems, regular meaningful monitoring and staff support opportunities/CPD for your team – it’s so important for a professional specialist."
    SpLD Tutor