School of Divinity

Student Support and Community

The Student Support Team in Divinity provide guidance and support to students. They work closely with Personal Tutors. Together with the Personal Tutor, they can assist with enquiries of a pastoral nature and can direct students to other appropriate support.

Your Student Support team in Divinity is the first point of contact for enquiries regarding:

  • Your programme of study (for example; curricula, regulations and procedures, course choices or study abroad opportunities)
  • Pre-enrolment
  • Changes to courses, or programme
  • Attendance and absences
  • Progression
  • Extensions
  • Special circumstances
  • Concessions
  • Interruptions to studies
  • Withdrawals
  • Degree transfers


Student Support Officers can offer information on the following University Services:


Student Experience 

In addition Student Support Officers can provide information on:

  • Class representatives
  • Student-Staff liaison meetings
  • PEER support
  • Student Societies
  • Student Community
  • Welcome Week
  • Divinity EUSA student reps


Student Support offer a drop in service, students are welcome to come into the office during office hours. Students can also contact student support to arrange an appointment.


You can speak with a Student Support Officer confidentially. We will not disclose any of your details to a third party without your consent unless we believe that you or someone else is at imminent risk of harm.


Contact Us 

The student support office is open Monday to Friday 9.30 – 13.00, and 14.00 – 16.30.

The Student Support officers for Divinity are: 

UG       Name                          phone no

PGT      Karen Duncan             0131 650 7924

Student support email –


Room G0.1

New College

Mound Place


Crisis outside of office hours 

University Services:

University Security       0131 650 2257


Services out-with the University:

Night Line                    0131 557 444

The Samaritans           116 123

Rape Crisis Scotland    08088 01 03 02