International Student Advice (ISA)
ISA provides specialist services and guidance if you're an international student studying at Plymouth University.
Find out about immigration services, culture shock, money advice, council tax, general academic queries, health, living in the UK and personal issues.Learn more about ISA
International students in Plymouth
International students from Plymouth University talk about their experiences in Plymouth.Watch the Go Study Abroad video
TEDx talk: A History of Homesickness
Is home where the heart is? Or where you hang your hat at night? A historian of the emotions, Susan Matt will help explore and explain the loneliness of leaving "home", whether it's to relocate to a country halfway around the world or to university.Watch Susan Matt's TEDx talk
Freshers: Student Survival
A personal YouTube vlog from Laura who studied at Sheffield University.Watch Laura's vlog
What to do if you are feeling actively suicidal:
If you are about to harm yourself or have already done so, phone 999 or get yourself to your local hospital’s accident and emergency. Call an all-hours support service:
If something is causing you concern, is upsetting or distressing you, then it may help to talk about it in a safe environment.
If you are a partnership student please find out what support your institution offers.
For students studying on the Plymouth and Truro campus, you can seek support and professional advice from: