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Self Help for Wellbeing


This guide aims to provide a list of books and online resources that can help you. They have been recommended by librarians, trained counselors and other professional support staff working for Heriot Watt University. 

These resources are intended to complement the support that is available at each campus. Please see the Health and Wellbeing pages for guidance on what is available at your campus.  

This list is not exhaustive and there may be other resources you would find useful. If there are any items you think should be added to the list, please get in touch and email 

A list of useful mobile apps is also available from the website.

Student Wellbeing Services

There is a range of support and services available to students through Student Wellbeing Services, including Disability Advisors and qualified Counsellors. Visit their website to find out more and book appointments with trained staff. They've also put together a list of useful study and wellbeing apps.

Effective Learning Service

The Effective Learning Service provides support to students with their academic study skills. Members of the team can provide support with a range of skills, including structuring and writing assignments, time management and presentation skills. To find out more visit the Academic Study Skills Guide.