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During your time at Strathclyde you may require additional information, advice and practical support on a wide range of issues; you can obtain this in a number of ways as detailed below:



Meet the Information and Advice Staff

Shona Carr -  Student Adviser 

Amanda McLean -  Senior Student Support Adviser

Alison Spy - Student Advice Assistant 

T: 0141 548 4273

E: for general enquiries and for immigration enquiries.

Where are we?

We are located on Level One of the McCance Building in The Advice Centre and are open between 10am and 4pm, Monday to Friday.

Drop-ins and Appointments

You can access information and advice on a number of matters - academic, immigration etc.  With general over-the-counter information; specialised drop-in sessions or, in some cases, a one-to-one appointment with an Adviser there is something to suit everyone's schedule.

From week commencing 4th May 2015 visa extension checking will be on a drop-in basis on Thursday morning only between 10am and 1pm.

Our General Advice drop-in session will take place on Thursday afternoon from 2pm-4pm, where you can come and speak with one of our Advisers on a one-to-one basis.  

Request a CAS

I need to make a Tier 4 Visa Extension application, how do I request my CAS?

To request your CAS you will need to provide some documents to The Advice Centre staff.  You should have your supervisor complete a CAS request form (for full details please see here), this along with your passport and current visa can be sent via email to or brought along in person to The Advice Centre.

Contact us

By email:  You can contact us via the Information and Advice email - - or if your enquiry is specific to your Tier 4 visa then we have a dedicated Tier 4 email - We will endeavour to respond to your email within 2 working days.

By phone:  You can call us on 0141 548 4273 to make an initial enquiry, however, you may be asked to see us in person either at The Advice Centre during a drop-in session or at a pre-arranged appointment.  Telephone lines are staffed from 9am-5pm Monday to Friday.


International Arrival and Welcome
Useful information can be found here