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Supporting you

As a new student, we want you to feel supported. We have many support services and teams available to help make your first few months at university as easy as possible.

  • Academic support

Get the help you need, when you need it

Student Learning Assistants (SLAs)

SLAs are current students who support other students in their learning and provide support with your coursework, assignments and group work. Find out more about SLAs

Ask a Librarian

You can find out how our Subject Liaison Librarians in Sheppard Library provide you with subject specialist support to help your learning.

Academic Advisors

You'll have a dedicated Academic Advisor throughout your first year to provide advice and guidance on your studies, getting settled in and will act as your first point of call for your department.


UniHelp brings together support for general student enquiries, with specialists available to answer your specific queries.

Learning Enhancement Team (LET)

The Learning Enhancement Team work closely with subject lecturers to provide discipline-specific support with academic writing and language to help you succeed, also specialising in teaching maths and numeracy. They're able to help when you feel you're doing well and want to do better, and/or when you feel you're struggling.

MDXSU Advice

The MDXSU Advice service offers independent, confidential advice on a range of academic issues. They have drop-in sessions or you can speak to someone over the phone.

  • Safety on campus

Our campus and accommodation are looked after by security guards, protected by CCTV cameras with swipe card access in many locations.

If you need help, contact our 24 hour control room by calling 0208 411 6200. For non-emergency situations including safety or general advice about the campus, you can visit the Security team, based in the Quad or call 0208 411 4329. In an emergency situation, call 999.

Read more about safety and security

  • Your health

Your wellbeing

Your wellbeing is your mental, physical and emotional health and we want to ensure that you are having the best time at University; be that with your studies or your personal life.

We have tips, advice and guidance on making sure you're managing your new life as a student, getting enough sleep, eating healthy and feeling fit and strong.

We also have information on mental health support and counselling as well as sexual health and contraception.

Learn more about your health

Medical advice

We recommend registering with a GP as soon as you get to university and are up to date with any vaccinations including Meningitis and COVID-19. Also, as a Middlesex student, you can register with our partner GP The Uni Doctor. The NHS has more information on getting medical care as a student and you can find out more on our Health and Wellbeing pages too.

Walk in centres provide you with urgent medical attention for non-life threatening injuries. You don't need to register or make an appointment. Use this tool to find a walk-in centre. If you have a medical problem but aren't sure which service to use, call 111 or visit the 111 website.

You don't need to register or book an appointment to receive treatment from a pharmacy. Read more about their services.

If you're an international student, visit the international students and healthcare page.

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