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Meet The Edinburgh Student Support Team

The Edinburgh Student Support Services Team are here to support you throughout the year with learning support, help with funding issues and your mental health and wellbeing. They’re a friendly bunch, so why not get in touch via to chat through any issues. You can also get in contact with them via Moodle or via your Year Tutor if you fancy chatting to them first.

Find out more about each member of the team below.


Kath Pierce – Student Support Tutor

Come and see me for: Study skills sessions, tips on time management and organising your time, advice about useful technology

If you could make a difference in the world what would it be? To have greater visibility of diverse people and different abilities in positions of influence in the world

If you had the power to press fast forward or rewind, which would it be? Probably fast forward – I always have an eye on the horizon









Laura Bremner – Mental Health Occupational Therapist

Come and see me for: A safe place to chat about how you feel, identify your personal goals and work out how to reach them! If any Mental Health difficulties are getting in the way of your studies, come see me.

What did you want to be when you grew up? I wanted to be an Archaeologist! (Hated history and digging! So was never going to happen….)






Chrissy Harris – Student Support Tutor Pastoral

Come and see me for: any concerns, issues or queries about anything that is affecting you and your studies.

If you’re a carer or if you have been in care at some point in your life, or if you just need to chat to someone about what we are all dealing with for Covid.

If you’re not sure what series to watch next on Netflix, then please get in touch as I always enjoy a good chat about TV series and films

If you could make a difference in the world what would it be? I would ensure everyone in the world can read

Which famous person would you invite to dinner? I can’t come up with just one and it’s been hard narrowing it down to this group so I have made it a dinner party although that isn’t allowed at the moment obvioulsy

I would like to invite Michelle Obama, Davina McCall, Graham Norton, Freddie Mercury, Keanu Reeves, Agatha Christie, Tom Hanks, Cary Grant, Natalie Wood, Nicole Scherzinger and Nora Roberts



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