Based on the Top Floor of the Students' Union Building, the Student Advice and Support team offers impartial and confidential advice and support on a range of issues, including finance, disabilities and specific learning differences, visa and immigration matters, mental health and well being, and more.

A team of advisers will be pleased to help you with information and/or advice. If you have a query or a difficulty - ask somebody, before the difficulty becomes a problem (and remember even if it does become a problem, it is never too late to ask).

Student Support Advisers

Student Support Advisers offer confidential advice, information and support on a wide range of issues including finance, student loans and benefits, personal problems, University processes and procedures.  The advice and information offered is impartial and confidential

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International Student Advisers

The University's International Student Advisers have a wealth of experience and are professionally trained to provide advice on immigration issues, in particular Tier 4 visa extensions, and queries regarding dependents. British immigration legislation is complex and our immigration advice and services are regulated by the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner.

The HOST UK scheme for international students at the University is administered by the International Advisers.

All queries should be directed to



Disability Advisers

The University of Aberdeen welcomes disabled students and is committed to improving access to its courses, facilities, buildings and social life.

A team of Disability Advisers provide information, advice and support for students and applicants with physical and mobility difficulties, visual impairments, hearing impairments, medical conditions, specific learning differences, and mental health conditions.   They also provide assistance to students who are eligible to apply for the Disabled Students' Allowance (DSA).  Disability Advisers can be contacted by email

Accessibility on the campus

The University of Aberdeen is committed to ensuring that we are as accessible as possible to all users. An internal access panel, consisting of disabled staff and students, is consulted on issues to do with improving the accessibility of the campus. Further details on the accessibility of individual buildings is available on the University of Aberdeen DisabledGo webpages.

On-Line Support


University of Aberdeen students going through a tough time can access free online support with Big White Wall. Whether you’re struggling to sleep, feeling low, stressed or not coping, Big White Wall can help you get support, take control and feel better.

The service provides 24/7 online peer and professional support, with trained counsellors. Big White Wall provides a safe space online to get things off your chest, explore your feelings and learn how to improve and self-manage your mental health and wellbeing.

Big White Wall is totally anonymous, so no one will know you’ve chosen to use it unless you tell them!

You can get support on the service at any time of the day or night, 7 days a week, 365 days a year!

To join Big White Wall’s supportive online community, simply go to and sign up with your university email address. You then choose an anonymous username for your time on Big White Wall.



You can find additional on--line support and interactive guidance by clicking here!