Advice & Support

The Student Union has moved!
We're now located at

Pavillion 2, Flat 1
Jean Muir Student Village

Useful contacts

Academic Support


Peter Sandison
Libary Manager

Computing Services

01896 892221

Staff Contact details

People Finder


Counselling and support

To arrange counselling please contact Gillian McLaughlin who will meet with you to discuss your needs. She will then make a referral to the Student Counselling Service.

Gillian McLaughlin, Student Adviser, tel: +44 (0)1896 892178,

You can find the student advisor on the first floor of the High Mill Building
The office is open from 9.30 -4.30 Tuesday to Thursday and 9.30-12.30 on Friday.


Galashiels Police Station 🚓

3-4 Bridge Street

In a non-emergency situation dial 101 to speak with the local police station
In an emergency situation dial 999

NHS 24 🏥

If it's out of hours and you can't access your GP etc. then you can phone the national healthline 24/7 on 111 

Borders Doctors Surgery 🏥

Both in Galashiels, fill out a simple form to register with a doctor.

Dr Johnston and Partners

Health Centre,
Currie Road,
(Near ASDA)
01896 661360

Drs Ainslie, Wright and Leaver

10 Roxburgh Street,
01896 752557

Emergency Dentist

The emergency dentist travels around the borders, and you need to book on the day as it’s for emergency treatments.
0845 300 0930 

(GUM) Genito Urinary Medicine Clinic Galashiels

Remember you can get free condoms from the students union, but if you do need to go to the GUM clinic it’s open from 9am till 1pm Mon-Fri and is in the health centre next to ASDA.
01896 663 700
Borders Sexual Health Clinic

Welfare Services

Eleanor Drummond

Student Adviser at Scottish Borders Campus
01896 892178

Citizens Advice Bureau

Next to Borders Telegraph office just past Iceland, they are a free advice service who can help with your rights as a person as well as a student.
01896 753889


Accommodation Officer at Scottish Borders Campus 
01896-892273 (Accommodation Office, SBC) 

The Head Janitor

07703 528368

Janitor at halls

07919 697965