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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 Offices website.

Student Disability & Wellbeing Services

The Student Disability & Wellbeing team supports students with disabilities, mental health issues or specific learning difficulties. 

Student Hub

The Student Hub are available 24/7 to help you look after yourself while at the University of Southampton. 

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.  Details of any virtual events can be found on their Facebook page. 

Union Southampton Advice Centre

The 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 if you need help with a personal matter.
Contact them through Live Chat Monday - Friday between 2- 4pm on their chat page
You can email the team at For more information visit the Enabling Services website


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 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, offering courses and classes to suit your needs including watersports, swimming and fitness.  For further details contact: Sport and Wellbeing

SUSU societies

SUSU has 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 

SUSU Sports

SUSU have 90 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: SUSU sports