The Official Edinburgh University Students' Association. Representing students, providing advice and support and hosting the best club nights and events in Edinburgh.
Edinburgh University Students' Association (EUSA) is run by students, for students. EUSA is here to help students get the most out of their time at university.
EUSA provides a professional walk-in advisory service (The Advice Place) for students at Edinburgh University that is informative, independent of the institution and confidential in order to ensure students have the best opportunity to fulfill their potential.
The Advice Place is a team of professional, trained staff, there to help you with any queries or concerns you may have about accommodation, finances, the university, personal health, well-being and anything else you may have concerns with. Advice is free, impartial and confidential. Simply drop in to speak to the team in Potterrow or King's Buildings, call, email, text or Facebook us.
Service details - What we provide:
The Advice Place provides information, advice, and - where appropriate - negotiation, advocacy, and referral in the following key areas:
- Money and Funding.
- Academic – appeals, complaints, course changes and problems, academic misconduct e.g. plagiarism.
- Benefits – income support, job seekers' allowance, housing benefits, council tax, disability, tax credits, employment and support allowance.
- University policies and regulations – complaints, discipline, understanding procedures.
- Accommodation – landlord and tenant disputes, service provision problems, accommodation choices, tenants’ rights, repairs, leases, deposits.
- Personal – health, harassment.
- Employment – Employment rights, tax, and National Insurance.
- City information.
- University information.
- Remote reporting, and reporting crime directly to the police.
- C-Card scheme (free pregnancy tests & sanitary products).
This list is intended to give an overview of our main areas of advice; if we are not able to offer advice in relation to a specific enquiry we will always endeavour to suggest an alternative service.
It is our intention that every student receives an overview of their options and a named contact in the Advice Place to follow up with if necessary.
We also provide free phone and internet use for students where it is deemed appropriate by advisers.
The Advice Place serves the following groups:
- All Edinburgh University students.
- Prospective University of Edinburgh students.
- University staff, EUSA Staff.