Key contacts of accommodation advice and support services and relevant Union persons are provided below. You are encouraged to get in contact with a member of the Union team should you be unsure who to contact or if you have any questions.
Shelter Scotland have been offering hosing advice since 1968 and they can provide housing advice for everyone. They have a lot of information on their website regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) housing advice and also advice for student renters. Students can make contact for advice via the Shelter Scotland National Helpline on 0808 800 4444
Website - Student Accommodation Advice
Citizens Advice Scotland
Citizens Advice Scotland are part of Scotland’s largest independent advice network. Last year the service network helped over 188,000 clients in Scotland and dealt with almost 675,000 advice issues within the UK. Advice provided by Citizens Advice Scotland is free, independent, confidential, impartial and available to everyone.
Website - Coronavirus - what it means for you
Student Information Scotland
Student Information Scotland has guidance which contains advice for students who are unsure about how coronavirus is affecting student life. The guidance is there to ensure that students in student accommodation, can safely leave their accommodation, return to accommodation to collect belongings, and know how recent legislation affects them.
Website - Student Accommodation
ResLife is a Student Life support service for students enrolled at Robert Gordon University, and is there to ensure all RGU students benefit from the University experience and have all the available resources on hand to help them succeed personally, socially and academically. ResLife continues to support students in halls, providing out of hours reactive support.
Contact - firstname.lastname@example.org
RGU:Union Advice and Support
RGU:Union Advice and Support is a student support and advice service for students enrolled at Robert Gordon University. They offer general advice on a range of topics, including accommodation issues. For further accommodation advice you are encouraged to check out the RGU:Union Live Right Campaign.
Contact – email@example.com
AUSA Advice offers free and impartial advice to students enrolled at Aberdeen University. Students can contact them for support with anything including academic advice, health & wellbeing, and housing.
Contact – firstname.lastname@example.org
RGU:Union President (Communication and Democracy)
The RGU:Union President (Communication and Democracy) is a student representative or Robert Gordon University who has been elected by the student body to represent students enrolled at Robert Gordon University on student issues both locally and nationally.
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RGU:Union Vice President (Welfare)
The RGU:Union Vice President (Welfare) is a student representative for Robert Gordon University who has been appointed by the student body to represent students enrolled at Robert Gordon University on matters related to welfare, including accommodation welfare related issues.
Contact – firstname.lastname@example.org
AUSA Vice President for Welfare
The AUSA Vice President for Welfare is a student representative for Aberdeen University Student's Association who has been appointed by their student body to represent students enrolled at Aberdeen University on matters related to welfare and housing matters within Aberdeen University, locally and nationally.
Contact – email@example.com
NESCol SA Regional President
The NESCol SA Regional President is a student representative for North East Scotland College Students' Association who has been appointed by their student body to represent students enrolled at North East Scotland College.
Contact – firstname.lastname@example.org