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Get advice and support

Access our guidance and support services on study skills, managing your finances, health and wellbeing, and more

If you need a helping hand at uni, we've got it covered.

At Portsmouth there’s a whole raft of student support services run by highly experienced teams. Whether you need one-to-one study support, personalised money advice, holistic health and wellbeing info or emergency contact numbers, here's where you can access that support.

Get help with university life

Student getting help at the Careers & Employability centre

Academic support

Getting started with your studies – prepare for the year ahead

ASDAC – confidential advice and support on disability-related issues

Academic Skills Unit – help with developing your writing, managing assessments and approaching academic tasks

Maths Cafe – free help and advice with mats and statistics

Support tutors and advisors – find out about your personal tutor and how they can help you, and the support available in your faculty

Research degrees – discover your Graduate School, and everything you need for your postgraduate research degree

Staying safe at uni

Staying safe on a night out – look after yourself on a night out

Getting around campus safely – travel safety

Safe sexual relationships at uni – looking after your sexual health and where to go for support

Keeping your information secure  stay safe online and protect your personal data

Urgent support in a crisis – where to get support after bullying, sexual assault or a hate crime

Accidents and emergencies – get help with an injury or accident

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Help for international students

Support for care leavers

A designated advisor, bursaries, housing support and more

Read more on our support for care leavers

Support for autistic students

Our autism toolkit helps you make the most of your time at university

Our Autism at University toolkit

Support for estranged students

Accommodation, bursaries, designated advisors are more.

Our support for estranged students

Support for people seeking sanctuary

Tuition fee support, scholarships and advisers to help.

Support for asylum seekers and refugees

Contact the MyPort Hub for help

The best ways to get in contact with the team are:

  • Live Chat (available during opening hours) which appears as a purple box in the bottom right of all MyPort web pages and is the easiest way to get in contact
  • Email -
  • Phone - +44 (0)23 9284 4444

Please provide your student number when contacting us, this will help us to deal with your enquiry more promptly.