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International students: Social, Health & Wellbeing

Senior Tutors

Your Personal Academic Tutor is the person to contact if you need help with academic matters. Your Senior Tutor can help you if your Personal Academic Tutor is not available.  For more information, visit the Student Services website.

Student Handbook

Your student handbook provides information on all aspects of your course. Download a pdf copy from the Student Services website.

Enabling Services

Enabling Services supports students with disabilities, mental health issues or specific learning difficulties. 

Student Life

The Student Life Team are available 24/7 to help you look after yourself while at the University of Southampton. They are in Halls of Residence.

Faith and Reflection Centre

The Faith and Reflection Centre is a place for people of all faiths and a great place to meet other international students. They organise a variety of educational, social and cultural activities and prayer sessions. They are located near the Jubilee Sports Centre on campus and you are welcome to drop-in when they are open. Daily events at the centre are announced on SUSSED

Nightline

Southampton Nightline is a confidential service run by student for students at the University of Southampton.

You can phone them if you are feeling worried, stressed or homesick.

Union Southampton Advice Centre

‚ÄčThe Advice Centre provides free, independent and confidential advice about housing, finance and emotional issues. They can also help with academic integrity appeals, complaints, and special considerations and/or extensions. 

NHS 999/111

Call 999 for a medical emergency and 111 for non-emergency help.

Both the 999 and 111 service are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

First support

Contact the First Support team on +44(0)23 8059 7488 if you need help with a personal matter. They are open from 9-5, Monday to Friday.

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Security Service

The University Security Service is available 24 hours a day all year round. Contact them on +44(0)2380 592811 if you need help after 5pm or visit the Security website.

The Samaritans

Whatever you're going through, a Samaritan will face it with you.

They are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Call free on 116 123 or visit the Samaritans website.

MIND

MIND supports people with mental health issues.

Check the website for information about their services.

Careers and Employability

The Careers and Employability staff offer you information, advice and guidance including: CV and job applications; interview skills; psychometric and aptitude tests; internships and placements; further study options. 

They can also direct you to a range of online resources, workshops, presentations and one-to-one discussions to help you research and reach your career goals. 

Visa Student Advice Service 

Don't forget that the University has a dedicated team of staff to help you and your dependents. 

Further information and contact details: Visa and Immigration Student Advice Service

Sport and Wellbeing 

Sport and Wellbeing have a programme of activities and facilities to enhance your wellbeing through offering courses and classes to suit your needs, including watersports, swimming and fitness.  

For further details contact: Sport and Wellbeing

SUSU clubs & societies

SUSU have over 200 societies to get involved with. From faith to political to volunteering to cultural and beyond.  See their page on SUSU societies 

For further details contact: SUSU societies 

Team Southampton

Team Southampton have 89 sports teams that compete at national level. From netball to quidditch, there are a variety of different teams that you can join.  

For further details contact: Team Southampton

 

 

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