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Student Resources

In this section you will find information about the following resources for students:

  • CDD Student Governor and 2020-21 Election
  • ConservatoiresUK Student Network
  • Interruption of Studies Request Form
  • Save the Student
  • Student Voice Forum
  • Totum card

CDD Student Governor

In the documents below you will find information for Student Governor Candidates about the Conservatoire Board of Governors, and how to apply to be the Student Governor for 2020-21.

For more information about the role of Student Governor, contact the Conservatoire’s Quality Office at

ConservatoiresUK Student Network

In document below you will find information about how you can engage with the ConserveratoiresUK Student Network (CUKSN), which comprises of student unions from across the ConservatoiresUK membership.  Throughout the year, CUKSN discusses the issues that are at the very forefront of student experience and provides an open and safe environment for members to talk about issues that they are facing on a day to day basis.

For more information about CUKSN, contact Chair of CUKSN, Lloyd Pearce, on

Interruption of Studies Request Form

Students wishing to make a request to interrupt their studies should use the below form.

Before completing this form, please ensure you have spoken to a member of staff (e.g. student support staff) in your School about your request to interrupt studies.

Interruption of Studies Request Form

Save the Student

Save the Student provides free, impartial advice to students on how to make their money go further.

On their tools page you can find a collection of resources to help to help student with budgeting, meal planning, finding accommodation and other related topics.

Student Voice Forum

The Student Voice Forum is an informal Conservatoire-wide platform for students from all schools to come together and connect.

The two documents below outline how the forum works and the rules of engagement.

Student Voice Forum – General Information

Rules of Engagement

TOTUM card

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How to access a TOTUM CARD if you are a student of the Conservatoire for Dance and Drama

TOTUM is the new name for the NUS card, giving you a multitude of student discounts, offers and vouchers! If you are a student registered with the Conservatoire and you wish to purchase a TOTUM card, simply follow the steps below:

Step one:
Students who wish to purchase a TOTUM card must contact the Conservatoire’s Quality Office at to request a unique TOTUM code link.

Step two:
Simply click on the link and it will take you to the registration page.

Step three:
Enter your School email address twice.

Step four:
Enter your personal details and the details of your course.

Step five:
Select which bundle you would like. Enter your payment method and select delivery address. Once the order has been placed the card will be issued directly to the address you have entered.

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