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Pandemic Welfare Rights Advice

Below are some useful sources of help and information that students may find useful during the pandemic:

Worried about your renting rights and current housing status during the Coronovirus lockdown? Check out this information from Shelter Scotland that provides an up to date perspective.

Worried about your energy bills during the Coronovirus lockdown? Check out this information from OfGem regarding your consumer rights.

Check out Money Saving Expert for latest information regarding the status of your credit card repayments, mortgages and overdrafts during the Coronovirus lockdown.

Need to know more about the furlough process? Check out the latest on the Gov.uk website.

Keep up to date with UKCISA information during the Coronovirus lockdown if you are an International student.

On a low income? You may be eligible for a crisis payment from the Scottish Welfare Fund (please note this is public funding and not available to International Students with Tier 4 Visa status / ‘no recourse to public funds’).