Thursday, 14 May 2020
If you’re remaining in the Nottingham area during the coronavirus pandemic and are experiencing hardship or just need a little extra support, there’s lots available to you.
Below you can find out more about some of the support on offer to you – from wellbeing support to financial support.
Food and supplies
Local charity Hope is offering food bank packages for students who are currently in Nottingham and experiencing hardship. To receive a food package, please email your request for a parcel to email@example.com. Once your request has been processed and approved, Hope will telephone you directly to arrange a time to drop the package at your door.
The Hindu Temple Nottingham, along with Sewa Day charity is currently supporting Nottingham students on a weekly basis with hot food and food parcels, and are reaching out to any international students who are struggling. If you require this service, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Funding and finance
We appreciate that staying Nottingham and not being able to return home may be putting an increased financial pressure on you. The University may be able to support you via the COVID-19 Crisis Fund or one of the other available support funds.
Apply for the COVID-19 Crisis Fund
Some accommodation contracts and tenancy agreements will conclude at the end of this term. If you have any questions or concerns related to your accommodation and contract, please contact the Students’ Union Advice Centre.
Nottingham Lockdown Quiz
Support and Wellbeing are running their Nottingham Lockdown Quiz all about Nottingham. The quiz is specifically for students remaining in the Nottingham area during the coronavirus pandemic and is a chance to catch up with other students and take a break from assessments and studies. The quiz will take place at noon on Friday 15 May.
If you’d like to take part, please email email@example.com by Thursday 14 May at 5pm. You will then be sent a Microsoft Teams invite on Friday morning.
Mental health and wellbeing
Our mental health and wellbeing support and services are still available and our HealthyU team have put together some advice and guidance about looking after yourself during the coronavirus pandemic.
Find out more