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LEARN Smart: Where to get help

Academic Skills support

Locations where you can ask for help or advice

Online exams

eLearning resources for students  - for advice and support during your exam visit this VLE organisation 

Academic Skills Centre

We provide academic support and advice for Undergraduate, Masters, Postgraduate Taught (PGT) and Postgraduate Research (PGR) students who study full time or part time, on campus or online Visit our web page for more information.

Student Services

See the range of support services for students.

If you can't find what you are looking for here contact the Enquiry Centre team

If you prefer to speak to someone, drop in, or contact the Enquiry Centre

Enquiry Centre


Help4U - Get help with IT Services

You can also use Help4U to contact CITL about issues with My Dundee

Select the Around Campus tab in this guide to see the locations of all our University Services,

Academic schools

The University has nine schools, each with an associated research centre or unit.

See the lists below for Contact details of each school.

Early dispute resolution (edr)

The University's edr service offers support around disputes.

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Find out more about the confidential mediation service from their web page, learn how they can help or try this ten minute taster quiz about the concept and how it works in practice.

Your Union

Advice from your union - DUSA offers you advice and support on any issue and is independent of the University.

Watch the short video below with their advice about academic integrity.

Adviser of Studies

Each student has an appointed Adviser of Studies to provide support and guidance.You are allocated an Adviser of Studies when you start university. This applies to undergraduate and postgraduate students. Normally your Adviser will be an experienced member of the teaching staff in your School. You can discuss a range of topics with them, for example, course concerns, financial issues, your exams, personal issues, your health and wellbeing, feeling valued and having a sense of belonging to the University.

Your Adviser is the first point of contact within the School/Discipline.

Open the Handbook for more details

Student Support Team

The Student Support Team offers help and support to help you stay on course. You can drop in to the Enquiry Centre or make an appointment to talk to one of the team face-to-face, over the telephone or via Skype.

Visit their web pages for more details and opening times.

International support

If you have come here from another country to study visit LIVE Smart: International Advice Service and Your Student Community International Students

Disability Services

Visit Disability Services Home page to find out about the confidential range of support and services provided and how to register.


Support Hub - Disability Services


Careers Service

Contact Us

It's never too early to start thinking about your career. Visit the University's Careers Service web pages to find out how they can help and guide you.

Connected Community

Student life

If you find that life as a student becomes difficult to deal with you will find lots of suggestions, good advice and more information on Support and Services in LIVE Smart.

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Famous failures

When you find yourself saying, "I can't do this", and you start to feel like a failure...


We don't all start at the top as the best you can be - you have to work at it.

Take a look at this video if you need proof!