Find out the latest guidance and information about the impact of COVID-19 on the University.

COVID-19: ADVICE FOR STaff, STUDENTS AND COMMUNITY
Support

Studying at RGU

Support

The support and services our students will receive whether they are studying online or on campus.

Can I access the library and study spaces on campus?

Yes, our library facilities and study spaces on campus will be accessible with public health measures in place. The RGU Library has remained open throughout our remote operations and will also continue to provide its full online service for the new semester.

What student support services will be available to me, either on or off campus?

We are committed to providing pastoral and academic support to all our students, whether they are studying digitally or on campus. Our full range of student support and advice services will continue to be available, including library, student support and advice and our employability service. Information on the wide range of support services are available:

What support is available for students working on the frontline of the COVID-19 response?

In addition to Student Counselling Services which are open to all students through ASKRGU or by calling 01224 262120, from April 12, front line student workers can access a confidential and impartial space to check in emotionally and express how they are coping.

Students working on the front line are strongly urged to contact us particularly if they have experienced trauma, or if there are growing pressures in the workplace.

To accommodate shift patterns, the service is available on Tuesday and Thursday evenings 20:00 - 22:30.

Bookings can be made through ASKRGU

How do I access services provided by The Inclusion Centre?  

We are currently operating our usual working hours of 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday, and are continuing to offer Inclusion Centre support remotely via telephone, Skype Call or email, to make an appointment contact us on inclusion@rgu.ac.uk or 01224 262103. 

I am dyslexic, can I still use TextHELP off campus?

You can now access Read&Write remotely during this period of campus closure, until the end of the academic year.

Watch a video demonstrating how to can access Read&Write:


Access Code for Temporary Use: HU7WYPM2UJ

Support articles, videos, webinars and other resources are available:

What access is there to NHS Healthcare for Coronavirus diagnosis and treatment for Overseas visitors?

Emergency Legislation (The National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2020) has been introduced so that all overseas visitors in Scotland will not be charged for the diagnosis and treatment of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Can I get support from a Student Buddy?

Yes! Student Buddies are current students who volunteer their time to assist other students. They can answer general questions, share their hints and tips on online study, advise on sources of help or just be someone to chat to.

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