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If you have a disability, a long-standing medical condition or a specific learning difficulty such as dyslexia, the Disability Service can help you make the most of your time at UWS. Our advisers can work with you to develop the right support for lectures, individual study and assessments. Support is flexible and can be adapted to the changing demands of your course or individual circumstances. If you’re a student or a prospective student, please get in touch as early as possible to start the process of arranging personalised support.

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If any issues are affecting your emotional wellbeing, the counseling service at UWS can help. Our free, confidential service is available to all UWS students. The counselling team aims to create a safe, affirming and welcoming environment that embraces human diversity. It’s very important to us to provide equality of services and care to everyone, regardless of age, disability, race, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, religion or belief.

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Multifaith chaplaincy

UWS welcomes and celebrates people of all faiths and none. Whatever your beliefs, you’ll find space for reflection on campus and personal support from the multifaith chaplaincy team. Each Scottish campus has a ‘space of contemplation’. Enrolled students and staff are welcome to use these rooms to pray, meditate, reflect or just take a break from daily pressures.

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Sports and fitness

Staying active is an important part of maintaining your physical and mental wellbeing. Students at each UWS campus have access to a range of sporting and fitness facilities to keep fit and healthy.

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Last updated: 11/01/2018