New Students

Access your student wellbeing services

Useful information and services to help you maintain your wellbeing.

Transitioning into university 

Starting university can be a wonderful and exciting experience, but it can also bring its own unique challenges. It’s natural to feel nervous or overwhelmed about the change, and it can be a while before you feel like you’ve found your feet at University.

The transition to university guide by Student Minds will help you be successful on campus, focusing on time management, relationships, identity, finances and so much more. 

Transition into University (Student Minds webpage)

Check out these 10 top transition and wellbeing tips for new students:

Adapting well

Find helpful information and resources about coping with change, building resistance and dealing with culture shock on the University's Adapting Well webpage:

Adapting Well

Student Counselling Service

The University's Student Counselling Service provides tools, resources and support for your mental health and everyday wellbeing.

Student Counselling Service

Student Disability Service

The University's Student Disability Service is available to give advice on attending the University with a disability and to organise academic support and advice for students with disabilities. 

Student Disability Service

University Chaplaincy

The University Chaplaincy Service provides a safe and welcoming hub for people of all faiths and none, offering mindfulness sessions, yoga classes, and a multi-faith sanctuary. 

University Chaplaincy Service

Help in a crisis 

You can access the University and local services in times you are facing a crisis. 

Find support for times of crisis from local and University services such as Nightline, out of hours student support, and the Edinburgh crisis centre:

Support in a crisis

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