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Ukraine update

The current situation in Ukraine is the cause of deep concern and anxiety for many in our staff, students and wider community. We are monitoring the situation closely and continue to provide practical and pastoral support to our students and staff, particularly those with connections to Ukraine and Russia.

We are proud to be an international community that considers respect and support for our colleagues, students, and wider community to be vital in everything we do.

Support for staff

Our support for staff includes:

  • EAP - a 24/7 confidential service for all staff who need support with mental health, wellbeing or stress related issues. Calls are handled by qualified counsellors and advisors.
  • Togetherall - provides a 24/7 online, anonymous safe space where you can discuss any issues and worries you may have with the Togetherall community.
  • our wellbeing resources and advice.

Support for students

General support

We encourage students with concerns to contact the Student Hub, who can outline support available - including financial, accommodation and assessment support - as well as support for their wellbeing and mental health.

Additional support can be found at:

Homes for Ukraine

We are happy to announce that we have launched a number of Ukraine Sanctuary Scholarships. These are available for this academic year, starting 2022-23. The scholarship includes,

  • 100% tuition fee waiver for each year of study
  • An £8,000 stipend to help with additional costs 

Eligibility criteria 

Arrived in the UK through one of the following pathways: 

  • Ukraine family scheme or
  • Homes for Ukraine  or
  • Ukraine Extension scheme


  • You will need to be holding an offer at the University of Southampton for 2022-23 for a 3 year UG or a 1 year PG course.

Priority will be given to those in the local/commutable area, however we still welcome applications from those further afield in the UK. 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate in contacting us on

How to help

In Southampton, the Polish Social Club  are taking donations such as nappies, warm blankets and sanitary products which will be sent to Medyka on the Polish-Ukrainian border. Please check the Council website for the latest information.

For those wishing to make financial donations, you may want to consider well-established organisations such as  UNICEF, the UN Refugee Agency, or The British Red Cross.

We are aware there are fraudsters who will try and take advantage of a crisis situation in the form of scams, so as always please remain alert to possible scams and fraud.

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