Getting help at UHI
Student life can present a number of challenges: finding your way around a campus, sorting out travel or childcare and developing a schedule for yourself. The University is here to support you every step of the way.
Local campus support
As a university student you will be registered with one of the colleges or research institutions which make up the university’s academic partnership and will have a named Personal Academic Tutor and access to a Student Support Team. Find out about the support available near you.
University central support
In addition to local support, the University provides all our students with access to a range of support services available regardless of which campus you study with. Our student support team can answer queries or refer you to someone who can help locally - email us, Visit our webpages, or use the Red Button service to tell us something about your experience as a university student. Please read our privacy notice for further information on how your data will be handled by the university.
Students supporting students
Mentoring brings together more experienced students with those new to higher education (or postgraduate research) to share their knowledge and experience. Taking part in mentoring at UHI is an exciting opportunity to share and gain from the experience of other students. Find out more about how you can including mentoring in your student experience.
As a university student, you will have access to the Careers and Employability Centre, which is a virtual service offering you the opportunity to talk to an adviser, search for work, get help applying for jobs (including CV, application and interview support), attend workshops/events and access careers information. This service is available to you for up to two years after you graduate.Find out more from the Careers and Employability website.
Sometimes we just need to talk to someone we can trust. The university is committed to listening to you and working with you to develop constructive ways forward. Find out how we can help and talk to someone; don't try to go it alone. There is also a wide range of external support services and apps you can access, details of which can be found here.
There are many ways you can gain skills and confidence as you take part in university activities. You may wish to take part in a club, get involved with your students’ association, participate in student representation, find out about volunteering opportunities or contribute to the student partnership agreement. Find out how you can get involved.