Student Support & Services

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Starting at university, meeting new people, living on campus, managing your own budget and discovering a new way of learning is exciting - but you may need a helping hand to get used to it all. It's good to know that we'll be here to support you all through your time as a student.

Someone to help you find your way and lend an ear

Everyone needs some help now and then and the University has a range of services to support you during your studies. Our Student Health service who can advise you on keeping healthy during your course, and on accessing local medical services. At our Advice Centre, you'll find help with managing your finances, and support for international students from welcome and orientation to immigration and visas.

Our Counselling service offers confidential support to students on a one-to-one basis or you could take some time out from a hectic student schedule at our Chaplaincy.

Support for students with disabilities

Strathclyde's Disability Service supports our disabled students to engage fully and effectively with their course.

Read all about it

Strathclyde has some of the best libraries in Scotland, as well as very impressive online virtual resources - find out more here.

Making the most of your studies

Studying at university is very different to school or college. Our Study Skills Service and Maths Skills Support Centre offer a variety of services to help you make the adjustment.

Computers and IT

Find out about our state-of-the-art IT systems, including 24-hour access to the university network, wireless hotspots in the gardens, getting online in the Java Café - and special student discounts on computers.

International & Graduate Office

Living in the City

Glasgow is a safe city to live, socialise and study in. However, as in any large city, you should be alert not to provide an opportunity for crime to occur. Help to ensure that all members of the University community enjoy a safe and secure environment by taking the time to become informed about personal safety issues and general methods of crime prevention. Read our quick Personal Safety Guide.