Help and advice

At Edinburgh Napier we have a strong support network in place to assist you with whatever help and advice you may need. We hope that every student who comes to Edinburgh Napier has an enjoyable and enriching experience.

Academic Skills

As a university student, you want to get the most out of your studies and to develop as an effective learner. At Edinburgh Napier University we offer a range of workshops and one-to-one advice to help you to develop academic skills. Support is offered in a variety of ways to suit your individual needs.

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Careers

We provide careers information, advice and guidance to help students and graduates achieve their career goals.

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Confident Futures

Confident Futures workshops are designed by a team of industry-recognised, professional consultants, to develop a wide range of skills, attributes and attitudes that will enhance your chances of being successful in your studies, work and life. The programme is unique within Higher Education, developing skills that are highly prized by accredited professional bodies.

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Employer Mentoring

Edinburgh Napier University’s Employer Mentoring Programme (EMP) offers Scottish-domiciled third and fourth year students the chance to be matched with a workplace-based mentor. Mentoring is a strategy used in many organisations to help less experienced individuals benefit from the support and guidance of a more experienced person.

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Personal Development Tutor

Starting life at university is incredibly exciting, but at times it’s easy to feel overwhelmed as you adjust to a new environment. Your Personal Development Tutor (PDT) is assigned to you during the first few weeks at Edinburgh Napier and will be your first point of contact for any academic or personal issues you may experience throughout your time at university.

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Student Mentoring

The Student Mentoring programme offers new students the opportunity to meet a trained, experienced and successful student. If you are a new student, meeting up with a student mentor can help to give you confidence in your own abilities and enable you to adjust quickly to university level study.​​

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Counselling

The Counsellors are based in the Student Hub at Merchiston and services are delivered at every campus. During term-time there are regular one-to-one appointments where you can come along and talk about what might be worrying you.

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Crisis Contacts

A list of useful crisis contacts.

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Disabilities or other Health Conditions

At Edinburgh Napier University we aim to provide a positive and supportive environment for all students.

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Dyslexia or other Specific Learning Difficulties

At Edinburgh Napier University, we support a significant number of students with dyslexia or other specific learning difficulties. The exact type of support recommended may depend on your individual needs and circumstances.

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Health

Find answers to some common health questions that you may have during your time at Edinburgh Napier. For comprehensive information on all health and wellbeing matters visit NHS information for students.

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Mental Wellbeing

Edinburgh Napier University has two Mental Health Advisers (MHAs) within Student & Academic Services. They work as part of the Counselling & Mental Wellbeing team.

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iPoint

The iPoints at Craiglockhart, Merchiston & Sighthill are open 8.45am - 5pm, Monday to Friday.

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