The Disability & Wellbeing Service
Rm 467, Mary Dunn Wing,
Learning & Teaching Building,
55 Richmond Street,
Link to Campus Map
Telephone: 0141 548 3402
We are working remotely. Our telephone number will be answered Monday – Friday 9am – 4pm.
E-mails will be picked up during office hours, Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm. We will respond to your email message within 5 working days.
If your query is in relation to Covid-19, please redirect this to email@example.com
Appointments can be made by phoning the Disability & Wellbeing Service on 0141 548 3402, Monday – Friday 9am – 4pm.
If you prefer you can also e-mail us (firstname.lastname@example.org) to ask about making an appointment.
Mental Health & Wellbeing Appointments
Students with concerns about their mental health or wellbeing can access initial support and advice from our Early Intervention Counselling Team. Referrals can be made by emailing the Disability & Wellbeing Service email@example.com. We will ask you to complete a short referral form which will enable us to arrange an appropriate appointment for you. We are working remotely and e-mails will be picked up during office hours, Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm.
The Disability and Wellbeing Service would strongly encourage you to contact your GP urgently should you consider yourself to be at risk, or require medical treatment.
If you feel that you need help now, please contact your GP. Your GP can provide further assessment of your symptoms, discuss treatment options and refer you onto Specialist Services. If your GP is closed, their answerphone will direct you to the appropriate support service, or you can call NHS 24 on 111.
If it is an emergency situation, the following Emergency Services are available:
- Campus Security via calling 0141 548 2222.
- Emergency Services via calling 999.
- Accident & Emergency Service nearest to the University is the Glasgow Royal Infirmary in Castle Street, Glasgow G4.
- NHS 24 on 111 for Health Information and Self Care Advice.
If you need to talk to someone, below are a list of supports that are available:
- Samaritans Glasgow 0141 248 4488 or email firstname.lastname@example.org anytime.
- Breathing Space 0800 83 85 87 (All weekend and Monday to Friday 6pm - 2am)
- Nightline 0141 552 2555 (for students and staffed by local student volunteers) someone to talk to and will often be able to help with general information questions. 7pm to 7am, Monday to Friday during term time.
- It may also be helpful for you to talk to a friend or family member.
Disability Support Appointments
If you are already receiving support from the Disability & Wellbeing Service you can contact us via telephone or email to request an appointment. We operate on a waiting list basis and our appointments are often booked in advance. Please provide your availability when requesting an appointment via e-mail.
For new students, who disclosed a disability at the application stage, the Disability & Wellbeing Service will automatically contact you before your course starts to invite you to complete our referral questionnaire which allows one of our advisers to begin the process of identifying the most appropriate support requirements and allow us to engage with you.
If you have not previously used our services and would like to make a disability referral please complete our request a disability referral form. We will then send you our disability referral email which includes our referral questionnaire and evidence upload link.
The University is committed to transparency and to complying with its responsibilities under data protection legislation. The Disability and Wellbeing Service privacy notice sets out important information regarding how we will use your information and details your rights under the legislation. It is important that you read this notice prior to providing your information.
Privacy Notice (full): Data Protection Privacy Notice
Privacy Notice (Brief): Data Protection Privacy Notice (shortened)
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