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.

The links below provide information about the services we offer, as well as useful advice for students who require assistance.  If you have anything at all which you would like to discuss with someone, please contact us to make an appointment, even if you do not see the issue you are facing listed below.

We will be happy to help!

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!