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Your health and wellbeing are really important. Our support and advice services are available to support you during your academic journey with us.

We provide a range of services to support your wellbeing during your academics.

Student Disability and Learning Support Service

If you are attending University with a disability, the Student Disability and Learning Support Service are here to offer academic support and advice. 

Student Disability and Learning Support Service

Student Counselling Service

We support the mental health of all students at the University, using short-term counselling and referral to other services. 

Student Counselling Service


The Chaplaincy is a safe and welcoming service for people of all faiths and none.

Offering mindfulness sessions, yoga classes, and a multi-faith sanctuary. 

The University Chaplaincy

Residence Life Team

If you are staying in University accommodation then you can access 24/7 online support from our Residence Life Team.

The Residence Life Team

Transitioning into University

The Transition Into University guide by Student Minds will help you be successful on campus, focusing on time management, relationships, identity and finances. 

Transition Into University (Student Minds)


A confidential support and information service, run by students, for students.

They are open from 8pm till midnight every night of term, and you can contact them via telephone or instant messenger.

Edinburgh Nightline

Help 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.

Get support in a crisis

Tackling Harassment

Read about support for sexual harassment and reporting procedures.