Support in a crisis

We can help point you to resources and organisations that can help in the event of a mental health crisis or crime, including sexual assault and harassment.

Mental health crisis

Resources and contact details if you require help in a crisis, both at the University and around Edinburgh.

Residence Life Accommodation Support

Seek urgent assistance for an issue within your accommodation

Victim of a crime

If you are in physical danger or in need of immediate medical attention, call the emergency services on 999.

Sexual Violence, Harassment, Abuse and GBV

We are here to support survivors of sexual violence, which includes sexual assault, gender-based violence (GBV) and harassment. If you’ve experienced sexual violence, learn about the different support channels and what happens if you tell the University.

Racial Harassment and Hate Crime

Support and guidance for students who have experienced racial harassment or a hate crime.

Student Guidance: Contacting your emergency contact

A summary of when staff will attempt to contact your emergency contact

Support for Study Student Information

Information for students on the Support for Study policy