The University can help you with a variety needs outside your course.
For new students, there is an online guide to the basics you need to know, including information on Freshers' week, matriculation, finance and student email.
The University also provides more detailed information on libraries and computing support, health issues, sports facilities, accommodation and childcare.
The students’ association is not just for undergraduates; as a postgraduate you can also access their advice, support, events, postgraduate fair, societies, and more.
The Advice Place is an impartial, accessible, free, confidential advisory service for all University of Edinburgh students irrespective of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religious belief or age
The University student counseling service can offer private one-to-one appointments for you to talk though an issue that is troubling you.
You may feel anxious, or that a situation is causing you to feel distressed, unhappy and/or stuck. University counsellors will listen to your problems and try to discover what lies behind what is troubling you.
They also offer self-help resources, and group workshops.
The Chaplaincy offers support to both students and staff. It is for people of all faiths and none, and offers . one-one and group support, on any matter . Non-judgemental listening.
A drop-in (make yourselves teas and coffees), hosptitality, and quiet spaces . Reflections and discussion programmes.
Find answers to any finance question you have, including accessing financial support, paying fees, and opening a bank account.
The University offers information, advice and support for international students, including postgraduate students, studying in the UK for the first time.
English language support: improve your English language skills at the University’s English Language Teaching Centre.
This article was published on Jun 24, 2011