The Chaplaincy is a safe and welcoming service for people of all faiths and none

The Chaplaincy Centre will reopen from Monday 13th of September. The Centre will be open weekdays 10am -5pm.

The Listening Service continues to be available for any students or staff who would like to speak to a Chaplain.

Go to our FAQs page for Using the Chaplaincy during Semester 1 of 21/22 for more information on the impact of COVID19 measures and what might be different at The Chaplaincy this semester. 

We would like to highlight that if discrimination on the grounds of religion or belief has affected you, you are always welcome to discuss concerns with the Chaplaincy.

Our Chaplaincy Team can be contacted by email and phone. Please go to our Who We Are section for contact details for our Chaplains and our administrative staff. 

Our events and resources, including Multifaith and Belief provision, the Listening Service, Events and Mindfulness programme, are open to all UoE students and staff. They continue to be available to those who are signed off sick or have taken an interruption of studies.

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The Chaplaincy is a University provision of pastoral and spiritual support for students and staff of all faiths and none.

For more information on the work The Chaplaincy does please click here to visit our Welcome to Chaplaincy section

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Events at The Chaplaincy

The Chaplaincy offers a range of events throughout semester that are open to all staff and students.  

This includes our weekly drop-in sessions with a focus around wellbeing including Mindfulness, Tai Chi and Mindful Doodling. We also offer workshops, courses and other events annual events like our Carol Service.

Click here to see our Events section which has a full overview of all of our offerings and more information of how you can get involved. 

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The Listening Service operates through the University Chaplaincy, for students or staff who want to touch base on any concerns or anxieties, or are looking for a timely or purposeful conversation. 

How to get in touch

The Listening Service offers appointments 9-5pm on weekdays, to book an appointment please email

The Listening Service can also be accessed outwith office hours for support with urgent matters. To contact the Listening Service out of hours, please phone University Security on 0131 650 2257.

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Get to know our team here at The Chaplaincy.

We are made up of our Chaplaincy staff, Chaplains and support staff, as well as our diverse Honorary Chaplain and Belief contact team.

Details of how to contact members of our team can be found on their profiles.


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The University Multi-faith and Belief Chaplaincy provides pastoral and spiritual support, courses and spiritual practices, for students and staff of all faiths and none

Details of faith and worship facilities on and near the University campus can be found here.

For more information on religions and belief traditions please click here and for details of religious and belief groups who meet in the Chaplaincy click here.


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The University of Edinburgh Mindfulness programme at the Chaplaincy offers a wide range of resources, from free lunch-time drop-ins to monthly day retreats, led by Dr Kitty Wheater, Mindfulness Chaplain.

Click here to read more about our Mindfulness provision at The Chaplaincy.

We offer Mindfulness courses open to all staff and students. 

Our weekly MindLetter consists of an email, with a theme for reflection.