Advice & Support
The Student Union has moved!
We're now located at
Pavillion 2, Flat 1
Jean Muir Student Village
Staff Contact details
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Drs Ainslie, Wright and Leaver
10 Roxburgh Street,
The emergency dentist travels around the borders, and you need to book on the day as it’s for emergency treatments.
0845 300 0930 http://www.nhsbordersdentists.scot.nhs.uk/index.asp?uid=12
(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
Student Adviser at Scottish Borders Campus
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.
Accommodation Officer at Scottish Borders Campus
01896-892273 (Accommodation Office, SBC)
The Head Janitor
Janitor at halls