University Support Services

The support available within the Medical School can include:

  • Core pastoral Support Team
  • Portfolio Supervisors
  • SiP/PiP Convenors
  • GPPC Tutor

Advice Drop in

The University Advice Team and The Medical School Student Support Jointly offer an advice and support service to Medical Students based at Ninewells Hospital. Drop-In Sessions are arranged once every fortnight. Sessions are usually held on Friday lunchtime (12:30-14:00 hours).  Sessions are usually displayed on the Medical Foyer notice board.

Medical School Financial Support

Fees & Funding The School of Medicine is offering a number of scholarships to applicants for its Undergraduate and Taught Postgraduate programmes.

Medical School Undergraduate Office

This office is the main base for all course related enquiries. The office is located on level 7 at Ninewells hospital and deals with enquiries in person or by email via:



University of Dundee Support Services

Peer Connections

Peer Connections is a welcoming, buddying and mentoring scheme designed to help all students settle in, show you around, meet, mix and share information and experience with other students.

Counselling Service

The University Counselling Service allows you to explore your feelings and relationships more effectively. It gives you a chance to look at issues in some depth, and gain a more confident perspective.

Disability Services

The University Disability Services provide a range of confidential services and information for disabled students and staff, including those with physical and sensory impairments, medical conditions, mental health difficulties and specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia.

Financial Service

The University Financial Service provides information, guidance and advice to both current and prospective students on issues such as: Applying for student funding, the student loan system, the Higher Education Discretionary and Childcare Funds, student bank accounts and debt issues.

Health Service

The University Health Service provide experienced advice to both staff and students on General Health and Mental Health Issues. This can range from simple practical advice to help registering with a GP to sexual health advice. To make an appointment or for more information contact Norma Smith More information on sexual health can be found Health section of the Student Services website and there is also a drop in clinic at Ninewells, Level 7, South Block.

Careers Service

The University Careers Service provide help and guidance throughout the progress of study and graduation as well as links to the jobshop, placement basement and skills development Scotland.

Legal Problems

Students, who encounter legal problems or have enquiries on legal problems and the law, may find it helpful to speak to the Community Police Officer in the Students Union. The officer can provide information on police procedures, security issues and interventions. Students with legal issues may also find it useful to contact the Law Clinic run by Law students. They provide advice on legal issues and have the facility to check their advice with qualified members of the faculty of Law.

Residences Office

If you need any help or further information regarding student accommodation please contact the Resiences Office.

Sanctuary Management Services

If your residences enquiry relates to a domestic issue or an arrival query (after you have accepted an Accommodation Offer), you may contact our management partners Sanctuary Management Services (SMS) 

Childcare Facilities

Students and staff are eligible to apply for a place at the University of Dundee Nursery located in the Dundee University Students' Association (DUSA) building. Children under 2 can be added to the waiting list in advance. The Nursery is registered with several Childcare Voucher Schemes

International Advice Service

This service provides information for all international staff & students and provides specialist advice on a range of matters relating to life and study in the UK.


Here you can find information about the Chaplaincy and its staff, and the various faith groups within the University. For more information contact Reverend Fiona Douglas.