Mental Health

During your time at university, you may experience personal and emotional issues that impact on your academic work and your enjoyment of university life. 

The following support services are available to you, should this situation arise.

Counselling & Psychological Services

Counselling and Psychological Services offer a confidential space for you to explore and reflect on these issues without being judged, and to help you develop ways of overcoming your difficulties.

Mental Health First Aid

NHS Scotland describes Scotland’s Mental Health First Aid (SMHFA) as being “like any other type of first aid, the help given to a person before appropriate professional help or treatment can be obtained”. The main difference is that it is the initial support for someone who needs support for a mental health issue rather than a physical one”

It is important to appreciate that Mental Health First Aid is not designed to treat or offer longterm support for mental health issues, but to help an individual through the immediate distress and assist and guide them to appropriate professional help.

Find our more and who the Mental Health First Aiders are at Health, Safety and Wellbeing

Glasgow University Nightline

Nightline is a confidential telephone support and information service run for students, by trained student volunteers run by the Glasgow University SRC. Available Monday to Friday from 7pm till 7am during term time. 

Contact them on +44(0) 141 334 9516.  You can also find them online at

Togetherall (formerly Big White Wall)

Whether you’re struggling to sleep, feeling low, stressed or not coping, Togetherall (formerly known as Big White Wall) can help you get support, take control and feel better.

  • Free to use by the University of Glasgow students
  • Completely anonymous, meaning no one will know you have chosen to use it
  • Accessible 24/7 and provides online peer and professional support by trained counsellors
  • Self-assessments and recommended resources
  • Creative tools to help express how you're feeling
  • Wide range of self-guided courses to do at your own pace

Access Information

  • Click "Join Now" and use your University of Glasgow email address to sign up
  • Choose an anonymous username for your time on the wall

SRC Advice Centre

The SRC's Advice Centre is an advice, information and representation service provided by the SRC for all Glasgow University students. The Advice Centre offer free and confidential advice on wide range of subjects.

Peer Wellbeing Support

Peer Wellbeing Support is a confidential, student-led listening service. It allows students to talk and share their problems, and receive support from trained Peer Wellbeing Supporters.

Please note: If you have had a diagnosis of a mental health condition for six months or longer, you can contact the Disability Service for additional support.