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Edinburgh Napier Freshers Week 2020
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Edinburgh Napier Students' Association organises a week of social activities every year to welcome the new intake of students, help everyone to make new friends, and have a whole lot of fun along the way! Due to Covid-19, we're not sure what events we will be able to provide yet...

 
NUS Scotland Advice on Accommodation Refunds

The Scottish Government announced last month that University students living in private rented accommodation have the right to terminate their contracts early due to coronavirus, giving just 7 days’ notice.

 
Pandemic Welfare Rights Advice

Some useful sources of help and advice during the current pandemic, covering housing rights, energy bills, money issues, employment and more.

 
Exam & Assessment Marking Process

The university has committed to ensuring that COVID-19 does not impact on students’ academic performance. They have changed the format of exams to a 7 day, open-book format; the deadlines for assessments have been extended; and all students were regarded as having valid Extenuating Circumstances for their assessments...

 
Beware of Tax Scam

HMRC has warned students to be alert to a fresh wave of cyber frauds aimed at them offering bogus tax refunds...

 
Cheap or Free Places to Eat
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Many students have been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic. If you are having financial difficulties and struggling to feed yourself, resources are available to help, offering either free or cheap meals to those in need...

 
Trustee Positions

Trustees govern and lead charity organisations as part of a board. Charities are always looking for new trustees, and it's a fantastic way to learn about the management and strategy side of charities while contributing to a great cause. Time commitment is often low, but being a trustee will look fantastic on your CV.

 
Events and Membership Volunteering

The RSPB are looking to recruit volunteers to help with their events throughout the year. You will be involved from anything to helping to set up the stall, talking to members of the public, running interactive activities with children and spreading the word about the RSPB!

 
NUS Covid-19 Student Survey
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National Union of Students needs your feedback! Take part in their Covid-19 Survey and let them know what experiences, concerns and issues you've faced during the crisis. Take part before 9am on 21 July and you could win a £500 cash prize!

 
Gig Buddy
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Whatever your music interest, we'll match you up with one of our service users who has the same taste in music and send you out to gigs free of charge. Not only do you get a great night out, you can also meet new people and help out a fellow music lover who would not get the chance to attend without you!