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If you would like to contact Enabling Services, please email If you are facing significant difficulties or dealing with a crisis, please email Our telephone lines are currently not being monitored.

If you have an appointment with us, a practitioner or another member of staff will be in touch with you.

Our Student Support Drop-in service and our Study Skills Drop-in services are currently suspended.

Drop-In sessions are an opportunity to meet one-on-one with an Advisor

Meet us at Drop-in

The Student Support Drop-in runs as follows:

Please note, outside of term time, the 1pm-3pm drop-in runs on Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays in Building 37 and the evening Student Support Drop-in sessions continue to run.

Winchester School of Art

Enabling Services advisors attend WSA campus on a weekly basis for one-to-one appointments which are arranged through our main office at Highfield Campus. Please see our contact details below to arrange an appointment. The sessions are as follows:

Disability: Appointments are available for students with physical and long-term health conditions at WSA on Wednesdays (term time)
SpLD: SpLD appointments are available at WSA on Tuesdays (term time).
Study Skills Support: A Study Skills Support drop in is available on Tuesdays at WSA, 1:00pm - 2:00pm in Room A2025. Come along for quick practical study advice and support, no appointment necessary.
First Support: First Support provide support to students experiencing significant difficulties. To arrange an appointment at WSA call 023 8059 7488 or email
Counselling: Short term counselling is available at WSA by appointment on Fridays. Please contact Enabling Services for a triage form if you would like to be considered for counselling.

Take the shuttle bus to Highfield campus to access Enabling Services Drop-in, Mon - Fri (term time) and Mon, Weds and Fri (vacation period), 1:00pm - 3:00pm, Enabling Services, Building 37. The shuttle bus service is free on presentation of a valid student ID card, full details can be accessed here.



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Have a quick question? Want to find out more about Enabling Services? Live Chat is available between 2:00pm - 4:00pm, Monday - Friday. Click the chat icon below to chat now!

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Enabling Services are able to offer a range of appointment options: Face to face, telephone and Skype.   Skype appointments are helpful if you are not able to visit Highfield Campus or based elsewhere during your studies.



Enabling Services

Telephone: +44 (0)23 8059 7726
Postal address:
Enabling Services Student Services Building 37 Highfield Campus Southampton Hampshire SO17 1BJ

First Support (office hours)

Telephone: +44 (0)23 8059 7488

Wessex Needs Assessment Centre (9am to 5pm)

Telephone: +44 (0)23 8059 7233
Postal address:
Wessex Needs Assessment Centre (WNAC) Student Services Building 37 Highfield Campus Southampton Hampshire SO17 1BJ

Out of hours support (in extreme crisis)

Telephone: +44(0)2380 592811

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