University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

Find out what support is available at your university or college.

1. Counselling

Most Academic Partners have their own inhouse student counselling service. Where an inhouse service is not available you may be referred to an external local counselling service. Our UHI online service offers counselling in a variety of formats such as webcam, instant messaging, telephone and email. This service is also available to all students.

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2. Mental Health and Wellbeing

Students can access a range of information and links to external mental health and wellbeing support and guidance through the UHI webpages, which also contains links to their local Academic Partner pages, offering more localised support available to them.

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3. Spectrum Life

Spectrum Life is for all students and offers 24/7, 365 support for mental health and wellbeing. The service has both an online platform, where students can access a range of materials for support as well as the 24/7 out of hours mental health support line.

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4. Disability Support

Disability Support offers support to any student disclosing a disability. Tell us early so that we can establish what support you need for your learning and teaching. Information is treated confidentially. We can offer tailored adjustments, appropriate to you, your disability and your particular course.

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5. Money and Finance

We have lots of support available from scholarships and bursaries, Discretionary Funds if you are in hardship, support around benefit eligibility, help with IT such as laptop loans, and budgeting support.

Find out more about funding and financial support

Last reviewed: 26 September 2023