Usually we would encourage you not to stay in your accommodation but to get out there and meet people and see new things - but of course, this is exactly what you can't do in self-isolation. Hopefully the Joining In page will give you some suggestions about how to meet people and make new friends online,
Although we hope you have an enjoyable time at university, we also realise can be many reasons why you might feel lonely, discriminated against, have issues with your flatmates or feel threatened. You might be concerned about your health or mental wellbeing during this stressful time or want to know what to do if your flatmates aren't adhering to the social distancing and self-isolation rules.
If you are in Residences and are feeling concerned in any way then see Living in Residences.
For additional advice and support look at the resources in LIVE Smart.
The University of Dundee is very proud of its reputation for its great student experience, for being supportive, caring and helpful, and we understand university life can be a bit daunting. Read on to find out how the University can support you.
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The Enquiry Centre
If you're finding it a bit overwhelming being in a strange town or country there is lots of support available for you from our services.The Centre supports students online and on campus, with some limited opening hours during the pandemic.
For the most up to date information visit our web page
Is English your first language?
If it's not, you can get support from:
If you are in isolation and have no-one to talk to, look at some of the suggestions on this page for how to meet other people virtually. We realise this might be difficult for some people to do but it's important that you are now alone during isolation.
There is plenty of support available to you across the University and people you can talk to about any issues you might be having:
We want you to feel safe at the University and we takes our security responsibilities seriously. If you experience anything untoward when you are on campus, need to report an incident or just want advice contact Security
Add these numbers for out of hours support to your Contacts list
Print off a copy and pin to your notice board.