Student Counselling & Wellbeing Centre

Studying at University is an exciting and rewarding experience. For some it also brings changes which might at times be difficult and stressful. The Student Counselling & Wellbeing Centre has Counsellors and a Student Wellbeing Advisor who can talk over issues that may be concerning you.

This might include:

  • Adjusting to university life
  • Living with others
  • Fitting in
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Coping with change and homesickness
  • Exam panic
  • Stress
  • Self-confidence and low self-esteem
  • Substance misuse
  • Procrastination
  • Bereavement
  • Academic concerns
  • Self-harm issues

 

Current students can access further information about the service by visiting the Student Counselling and Wellbeing Centre pages on RGyoU.

Emergency

If you require immediate help and you are unable to contact us, please contact:

  • Your GP
  • Emergency Services (999) in life threatening situations

Other 24 hour helplines include:

  • The Samaritans - 116 123
  • NHS 24 - 111

For further information about other agencies and organisations that may be able to help you, you should visit our links page.

Events

  1. 27, September, 2017 CityLab! "Where the City Becomes the Classroom”

    The CityLab project ‘Where the City is the Classroom” is an interdisciplinary opportunity for students from any disciplines in RGU to collaborate with students from the University of Aberdeen, to develop a ideas, which will have a positive social impact.  

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  1. 16, November, 2017 RGU professor’s suffragette series in high demand

    Karen Shaw (left), and students from the School of Creative and Cultural Business dressed as suffragettes to welcome pupils from across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire who attended the exhibition launch at RGU.

    A series of lectures and programme of activities, led by Professor Sarah Pedersen of Robert Gordon University (RGU), which focus on the suffragettes in North-east Scotland is proving to be so popular that the project has expanded to take in additional dates and events.  

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