Guidance and support
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
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
- Starting at Portsmouth – advice and guidance what to do before you arrive and what to expect when you get here
- Visa advice – the different types of visa available, and how you can get yours
- Working during your studies – all about your right to work while you're studying with us
- Coronavirus FAQs for international students – how Covid might affect your studies and travel
Help with specific circumstances
More information and support
Drop into our MyPort Hubs - your starting point for help with everything from finding your way around campus to managing your coursework.