Financial Support and Advice
Speak to a member of the Student Support Team if you are worried about your circumstances. We can signpost you to useful help and support in our local community.
- The Cubby - If you are a current student and need any toiletries you can access the Cubby. Located on the ground floor beside the Student Support Centre. We also offer free warm coats and jackets beside Room 242.
- The Larder - Students can access free food essentials and a virtual cooking club. Located on the other side of the Student Support Centre.
- Money Advice Scotland offer free impartial advice, webinars and resources for money worries and financial wellbeing.
- More than just Meal FOOD POVERTY - Inverness Foodstuff
- Cafe 1668 - Open Monday to Friday 9-5pm. 86 Church Street, Inverness. Food larder and free food in Inverness. Open to the public.
- Money Saving tips for students - Use your student card for a variety of discounts Money Saving Tips (padlet.com)
- Worrying about money? Find support based on your situation. You can also download the Worrying About Money? Highland app.
- Church and community groups - Check out your local church or community group social media pages for details of support and food provision
- Food waste apps - Download the Join Our Food Waste Movement (toogoodtogo.co.uk) or Helping to stop food waste in United Kingdom - OLIO (olioex.com) apps for the latest information on reducing food waste.
- Funding - Make sure you have applied for all the Student Funding you are entitled to.
- Community Food Fridge Schemes - Highland Good Food Partnership have created a Highland Food Map listing community fridges across the Highlands. The fridges are coloured orange on the map.
- Warm Spaces - Find an up to date list of warm spaces across Inverness here - Inverness Warm Spaces
- Benefits and Grants - Check what benefits or grants you are entitled to by using the benefits calculator provided by the charity Turn2us. Access the calculator here - Fighting UK Poverty - Turn2us Download the Worrying About Money? Highland app
- Home Energy Scotland - Provides free, impartial advice on saving energy, keeping warm at home, renewable energy, cutting water waste and more - Home Energy Scotland
- Highland Foodbank - Find support from the Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey Foodbank.