Speak to someone

At the University you can find a range of support and guidance if you are looking to speak to someone about any mental health issues you may be experiencing.

The Advice Place

Part of the Edinburgh University Students’ Association, the Advice Place is a professional, independent and confidential advisory service.

They advise on:

  • health and wellbeing
  • accommodation
  • finances
  • anything related to your studies

Get in touch online, by phone or in person at Potterrow and King’s Buildings House.

The Advice Place website

Student Counselling Service

Our Student Counselling Service is a confidential service, offering a range of support options to help you work through mental health concerns, personal issues and difficult circumstances.

All students (on campus and online) can use this free, confidential service. They offer over the phone, in-person and email counselling.

Student Counselling website


The Chaplaincy is for students of all faiths and none, offering free and inexpensive relaxation methods during term time.

The Chaplaincy team offer a range of wellbeing services and practices, including:

  • pastoral support
  • free mindfulness sessions
  • the University Listening Service
  • yoga drop-ins

Chaplaincy website

The Listening Service

The Chaplaincy's Listening Service offers pastoral support for students and staff on all manner of subjects. It provides you with:

  • A safe place to talk and non-judgemental listening
  • Help in times of crisis
  • Links with specialist sources of help

The Listening Service