Useful Contacts

Useful Contacts

Here are some contacts that you might find useful:

Funding

Scottish Executive information for learners

www.scotland.gov.uk/fundingforlearners

Bursary Officer 
South Lanarkshire College

College Way
East Kilbride
G75 0NE

T: 01355 243018
F: 01355 231044
E: bursaries@slc.ac.uk

Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS)

Gyleview House
3 Redheughs Rigg
Edinburgh
EH 12 9HH

T: 0131-476 8212
E: saas.geu@scotland.gov.uk

www.saas.gov.uk



Student Loans Company

100 Bothwell Street
Glasgow
G2 7JD

T: 0141-306 2000
F: 0141-306 2005

www.slc.co.uk

SDS Individual Learning Account (ILA)

T: 0800 917 8000

www.myworldofwork.co.uk/section/funding

Scottish Funding Council (funding for colleges and universities in Scotland)

www.sfc.ac.uk

Financial / Debt Problems

Student Services, South Lanarkshire College

College Way
East Kilbride
G75 0NE

T: 01355 270750
F: 01355 231044
E: studentservices@slc.ac.uk

Citizen’s Advice Scotland

www.cas.org.uk

T: 0844 848 9600

 Scottish Debt Advice Centre

www.scottishdebtadvice.com

T: 0800 881 8709

General information and welfare

Get Connected (free helpline for young people)

T: 0808 808 4994

Lone Parent Helpline (confidential information on lone parent issues)

T: 0800 018 5026 Mon, Wed, Thur 12.30 – 3.30 pm Tues, Fri 11 – 1 and 2 – 3 pm

Careers / Jobs / Voluntary Work

A JC+ point and free telephone link and a jobsearch workstation are available in the Advice Centre

www.myworldofwork.co.uk

www.yourcareerguide.co.uk

www.efinancialcareers.com

www.s1jobs.com

www.scotjobsnet.co.uk

www.careers.scotsman.com

www.talentscotland.com

www.education-jobs.co.uk

www.bbc.co.uk/jobs/

www.vaslan.org.uk/

www.gcvs.org.uk

Qualifications

Scottish Qualifications Authority

Ironmills Road
Dalkeith
Midlothian
EH22 1LE

or

Hanover House
24 Douglas Street
Glasgow G2 7NQ

T: 0845-279 100
F: 0141-242 2244
E: mail@sqa.org.uk

www.sqa.org.uk

Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework

www.scqf.org.uk

Return to study

Help and tips for adults with dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia

www.skillsrocket.com

Department of Work and Pensions

www.dwp.gov.uk

Self-harm / Suicide

Several members of College staff are ASIST trained.  Please ask in the Advice Centre.

www.samaritans.org.uk

T: 08457 90 90 90

www.breathingspacescotland.co.uk

T:  0800 83 85 87

www.childline.org.uk

T: 08001111

www.youthnet.org.uk

Homelessness

www.leavinghome.info

www.quarriers.org.uk/homelessness.htm
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www.itsnotyourfault.org

www.familymediationscotland.org.uk

www.relate.org.uk

Support / drugs / victim support

www.knowthescore.info

www.scottishvictimsofcrime.co.uk

www.scotlandagainststalking.com/node/17 T: 0808 802 0300

www.domesticabuse.co.uk T:  0800 027 1234

www.emlc.org.uk

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender issues

www.lgbtyouth.org.uk

www.transgenderscotland.org

www.parentsenquiryscotland.org

www.swia.gov.uk

Sport

www.sportscotland.com

www.news.bbc.co.uk/sportacademy

www.youngscot.org/channels/sport

 

Scottish Public Services Ombudsman

Freepost SPSO

Universities

University of the West of Scotland
T:  0141-848 3000
W:  Web: www.uws.ac.uk

Glasgow Caledonian
T: 0141 331 3000
W: www.gcal.ac.uk

Glasgow University
T: 0141-339 8855
W:  www.gla.ac.uk

Strathclyde  University
T: 0141-552 4400
W: www.strath.ac.uk

UCAS
W:  www.ucas.com