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My student says they didn’t get their loan and there’s no food in the flat, what should they do?
Viewed 2904 times since Fri, Aug 16, 2019
My student says they didn’t get their loan and there’s no food in the flat, what should they do? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students and Personal Development Tutors Advise them that ENSA have an emergency support faci... Read More
My student thinks they may be HIV positive, what should they do?
Viewed 1395 times since Fri, Aug 16, 2019
My student thinks they may be HIV positive, what should they do? Aimed at:  Personal Development Tutors You should advise them to see a GP and discuss other sources of help, for example University counselling service:  counselling@napier.ac.uk or 013... Read More
A student discloses a long-term medical condition that affects their engagement with their studies, what should they do?
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A student discloses a long-term medical condition that affects their engagement with their studies, what should they do? Aimed at: Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students and Personal Development Tutors They should Contact the Disability & ... Read More
My student has told me they’re having difficulty with a family member, what can they do?
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My student has told me they’re having difficulty with a family member, what can they do? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students and Personal Development Tutors Ask them what you can do to help and discuss whether they are in d... Read More
My student has said they’re struggling with University life, what can they do?
Viewed 852 times since Fri, Aug 16, 2019
My student has said they’re struggling with University life, what can they do? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students and Personal Development Tutors Reassure student that it’s not unusual for students to experience thou... Read More
My student is pregnant, what happens now?
Viewed 819 times since Fri, Aug 16, 2019
My student is pregnant, what happens now? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students and Personal Development Tutors Ask the student how you can help them. Remind them that they are able to take time out and if they’re SHSC studen... Read More
My student told me they are feeling depressed what should I do?
Viewed 801 times since Thu, Aug 15, 2019
My student told me they are feeling depressed what should I do? Aimed at: Personal Development Tutors You should check whether they have a GP. The NHS Lothian website has a link to find a GP:  https://www.nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk/Services/GPs/Pages/Pat... Read More
How do I refer my student to occupational health?
Viewed 778 times since Fri, Aug 16, 2019
How do I refer my student to occupational health?  Aimed at:  Personal Development Tutors There is a form to complete. You will find this in the resources section of the tool kit: https://staff.napier.ac.uk/services/dlte/resources/PDT/Pages/PDT.aspx ... Read More
I’m concerned about my student as they haven’t been in contact, what do I do?
Viewed 763 times since Fri, Aug 16, 2019
I’m concerned about my student as they haven’t been in contact, what do I do? Aimed at:  Personal Development Tutors Report your concern to the students’ Programme/cohort/year leader. If applicable you can consult the ‘Missing... Read More
My student would like to withdraw from studies, what are the options?
Viewed 248 times since Mon, Sep 7, 2020
My student would like to withdraw from studies, what are the options? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff and Personal Development Tutors If a student has decided they want to leave: Withdrawal or Suspension of studies: advise the Programme Adm... Read More
My student is a carer, is there any support available that I can direct them to?
Viewed 75 times since Mon, Sep 7, 2020
My student is a carer, is there any support available that I can direct them to? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff and Personal Development Tutors The Widening Participation team have responsibility for students with caring roles.   A student... Read More
My PDT student would like to change course, what do they do?
Viewed 56 times since Wed, Oct 28, 2020
My PDT student would like to change course, what do they do? Aimed at:  Personal Development Tutors  In the first instance, the student must ask the Programme Leader (PL) of the desired course if they would be willing to accept them.  If the PL is a... Read More
My student has been arrested, what do I need to do?
Viewed 54 times since Mon, Sep 7, 2020
My student has been arrested, what do I need to do? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff and Personal Development Tutors (PDTs)   Reference request: respond in writing using the University reference disclaimer (Guidance on References item 3.2) a... Read More