Other useful links

Air Discount Scheme
Lower air fares for some residents from island and remote parts of Scotland.

Bank Account Advice
A very comprehensive public interest website focused on understanding bank accounts, cards, saving and borrowing

Brightside Trust
A student finance charity that help students cope with the financial hurdles to higher education. One of the ways in which they give practical support to students is through their Accommodation Bursary Scheme.

British Library
Offers a range of facilities that could be useful for students at all levels of education.

CARA
The Council for Assisting Refugee Academics helps refugees with academic backgrounds. It runs a small grants programme and an information and advice service.

Careers Gateway
Helps students with course/career choices

Citizens Advice Bureau
Free, confidential and impartial and independent advice on a range of subjects, including debt, benefits, housing, legal matters, employment, immigration and consumer issues.

Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS)
The umbrella body for all Citizens Advice Bureau in Scotland.

Counselling Directory
Provides the UK with a huge counselling support network, enabling those in distress to find a counsellor close to them and appropriate for their needs. A free and confidential service that will hopefully encourage those in distress to seek help.

EasyRoommate
EasyRoommate are a leading resource for rooms to rent in the UK for students to use.

Equality and Human Rights Commission
Eliminates discrimination against disabled people

Family Action
Family Action has been distributing grants to help people and families in need since they were founded in 1869.

Industry Spotlight Series
Industry Spotlight is designed to highlight the exciting career opportunities available in the diverse industries that affect the UK economy.

Leisurejobs
Leisurejobs is the largest leisure & hospitality related job board in the UK. A large proportion of our job roles are related to 16-22 year olds (in particular students looking for temporary work during their studies or out of term time).

Life Coach Directory
A site which can help individuals to find a life coach close to them and appropriate for their needs. This is a free, confidential service that will help those seeking a new direction in their life to find the encouragement they need.

My World of Work
Advice and guidance on your own career plans, information about the labour market, learning and training opportunities, job vacancies from Skills Development Scotland.

National Library of Scotland
Offers a range of facilities that could be useful for students at all levels of education.

NHS Education for Scotland (NES)
Exists to advance the knowledge and develop the skills of all NHS staff.

NUS
Represents students across the UK, providing them with benefits and information.

Payplan
Free debt management plans, IVAs and free debt advice

Prospects
Get some help and advice about choosing your career, the graduate job market, work experience, working abroad and about resources available for further study.

Save the Student
A student money advice website, providing full guides on everything from student finance to budgeting and finding a job. They also offer a free book to download, and list hundreds of student deals and discounts.

Scholarship Search UK
Database of undergraduate and postgraduate scholarship awards offered by academic institutions, commercial organisations and charitable trusts.

Scottish Enterprise
Scotland's main economic development agency, funded by the Scottish Executive. Its mission is to help the people and businesses of Scotland succeed.

Scottish Social Services Council
Promotes and develops education and training for the social services workforce in Scotland.

Shelter Scotland
Specialist advisers who can help you with your housing rights.

SQA
The national body in Scotland responsible for the development, accreditation, assessment and certification of qualifications other than degrees.

StudentJob
An online job portal that specializes in providing students with work placements, internships and part time jobs. It is completely free for employers to place a vacancy with us.

UKCISA
The Council for International Education provides advice and information to international students studying in the UK and to staff who work with them.

Volunteer Scotland
A volunteer centre network in Scotland designed for people who want to volunteer or find out more about volunteering.

Which
Which University is a free-to-use, independent source of information and advice to help you find the right degree course and university.

Who Cares? Scotland
Who Cares? Scotland is a national voluntary organisation, working with care experienced young people and care leavers across Scotland.

Young Enterprise Scotland
Enterprise and Education for Work - delivery organisation in the 15-25 plus age group.

Youngscot
An interactive source of up-to-the-minute youth-related news and information, as well as entertainment features, competitions, special offers and discounts.