Student Support

University is about finding out who you are and meeting the challenge of studying in a new environment  – but that doesn’t mean you have to go it alone.
Here at Edinburgh Napier, we offer you a wide range of support to help you fulfil your potential, keep healthy and make the most of your time here. Whether you feel like you’re already meeting the challenge or would like a helping hand, our dedicated student support teams will be here to listen, offer guidance and point you in the right direction. Explore our specialist services below and get in touch to find out more about the wide range of support available.

Merchiston Student Centre 

The Merchiston Student Centre is located on the ground floor of Merchiston Campus

A range of student support services are delivered within the Centre, including:
  • Academic Skills
  • Careers Development
  • Disability and Inclusion
  • Counselling and Wellbeing
  • Global Mobility
  • Visa and International
  • Student Funding
  • Widening Participation

A Student Centre Welcome Area will be developed where students can find out about services offered. 
Appointments can be booked for most services via our digital platform, myFuture.

ENSA Advice

ENSA Advice is the only independent and confidential student advice service on campus. ENSA Advice employs a team of professional advisers to provide one-to-one advice to Edinburgh Napier University students.

Big White Wall

Students can now join the online mental health community. Accessible any time, anywhere.


Nightline is a confidential helpline and online messenger run by students for students. 
All volunteers are trained.
The service is available 8pm - 8am during term times.

Safeguarding Policy and Support Framework

The protection of members of the University community from harm and abuse is a key priority for Edinburgh Napier University. The University recognises its duty of care and is committed to providing a safe and protected environment for all its students and staff. The policies, procedures and support arrangements which protect and safeguard the University community and particularly children and vulnerable adults from harm and abuse are set out in the following Safeguarding Policy and Support guide which captures and describes the University's safeguarding policy and support framework.