University of Glasgow

Find out what support is available at your university or college. The information on this page was compiled by the institution themselves to ensure accuracy.

1. 24-hour Counselling & Advice Line

All UofG students can access a free confidential helpline on 0800 028 3766 (or use the App) to discuss any difficulties they may be facing. Help is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, with counsellors on hand to provide guidance and help students address any concerns.

Find out more about the Counselling & Advice Line

2. Peer Support

A confidential, student-led listening service for UofG students to talk and share their problems. This service is for those who may be feeling more worried, anxious, stressed or sad than normal. Our Supporters are students who have received specialist training from qualified counsellors to equip them for the role. Peer support is not designed to replace counselling or medical help.

Find out more about Peer Support

3. Wellbeing Masterclasses

University is a really exciting time, but it can also bring with it some challenges, from low mood while you adjust to change, to procrastinating over course work or feeling stressed during your exams.

Come along to our Masterclasses and learn practical skills to help you effectively and proactively manage your mental health and wellbeing through your time at university and beyond! Our Masterclasses are 45 to 60 minutes long, and you are very welcome to attend as many sessions as you like.

Find out more about Wellbeing Masterclasses

4. Counselling & Wellbeing Service

The University of Glasgow Counselling & Wellbeing Service is here to support students to manage their mental health and to build strategies that will help them successfully complete their course of study. Register online to meet with a member of the team to discuss your needs. The service offers:

  • Wellbeing consultations.
  • Psychoeducation & guided self help.
  • Short term blocks of therapy, subject to assessment.
  • NHS liaison and referral.

Find out more about the Counselling & Wellbeing Service

5. Disability Service

The Disability Service coordinates support for students with a wide range of needs including physical or sensory disabilities, mental health difficulties, long-standing medical conditions, Autism Spectrum Conditions and Specific Learning Differences. Register online to speak with a specialist adviser.

Find out more about the Disability Service

6. International Student Support

A dedicated team of advisors who are here to guide all our international students through their student journey at Glasgow. From Visas and Immigration to Welcome and Orientation events, we offer a wide and immersive service to ensure that you have an excellent student experience.

Find out more about International Student Support

7. Residence Life

The Residence Life Team is made up of a Warden, Senior Residence Life Assistants (SRAs) and Residence Life Assistants (RAs). They are current University of Glasgow staff and students who live on site and provide out of hours support to students in our residences.

Find out more about Residence Life

8. Financial Aid

Find out what funds are available to you if you need financial support. The Financial Aid Team distributes funds which aim to benefit as many of our eligible students as possible and allow them to complete their studies at the University of Glasgow.

Find out more about Financial Aid

9. Chaplaincy

The UoG Chaplaincy is an inter-faith community at the heart of campus, providing a safe space for confidential conversations about any issues that are important to you.

Find out more about the Chaplaincy

10. Campus Security

The University of Glasgow's Campus Security team is responsible for creating and maintaining an environment where students and staff can study, work and live safely.

Download the Safezone App to keep safe on campus and to contact the team whenever they are needed.

Find out more about Campus Security

Last reviewed: 5 September 2023