New Students

Other Student Guides

The external guides below contain a range of necessary and crucial information that can be used by international and domestic students.

The Student Safety Guide

Published by the Police Scotland, this student safety guide offers simple steps to keep yourself and your property safe. 

It is also highly recommended to also look at the guidance supplied by Police Scotland

Student Safety 2018 (Police Scotland website)

The Creating Confidence Guide 

The Creating Confidence guide gives practical advice about living and studying in the UK and highlights some of the safety and security issues international students need to be aware of and lists organisations to contact.

British Council website 

The UK Council for International Student Affairs

The UK Council for International Student Affairs is a small organisation that works to support international students by giving direct advice and support through up-to-date guidance about immigration rules and information about the wider student experience. 

UK Council for International Student Affairs 

Staying safe on a night out

As students, you are advised to take responsibility for yourselves and those around you. Although the University would have several facilities and services available to help you, it is best to make sure you take the steps needed to curb any avoidable incidents.  

Stay Safe at Uni page on Drinkaware webpage 

Related links 

New Students homepage 

Top 6 Tasks 

Getting Started Guides