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  1. What is Action Short of a Strike and how will this affect me?

    What is action short of a strike? Action Short of a Strike OS means that UCU members will only be working their contracted hours and duties, and not volunteering to do more. This will take place from Wednesday 1 December continuously until no later...
  2. I am a postgraduate student and need short term accommodation after September

    More information about finding temporary accommodation after September
  3. I am a postgraduate student and need short-term accommodation until September

    More information about finding temporary accommodation if your tenancy is ending
  4. I am being charged for extending my tenancy due to self isolation, is there any financial support available?

    If you are unable to afford the costs associated with having stayed in your property due to self-isolation, or being unable to move in due to previous tenants still being in self-isolation and having to find alternative accommodation, there may be ...
  5. I have to stay in my property to self-isolate, what can the landlord charge me?

    If you stay past the end of your tenancy due to self-isolation, your landlord is able to charge for any losses they may incur. However, landlords during this period are being asked to be reasonable, and this has been communicated to all landlords t...
  6. I can’t move into my new house because the tenants are still there self-isolating

    If you are unable to move into your new house as the previous tenants are still living in the property and are self-isolating, you should contact your landlord and letting agent as soon as possible. Your landlord may be able to offer you alternativ...
  7. I have to self-isolate but I have to move out of my house, what do I do?

    If you have been informed that you need to self-isolate, you should remain in your current property in alignment with government guidance.  As soon as possible, you should inform your landlord and letting agent of your self-isolation and...
  8. I have a disability, can I apply for mitigating circumstances?

    More information about mitigating circumstances for disabled students
  9. How do I apply for Disabled Students Allowances’?

    How to apply for additional funding for support for your disability
  10. I am a disabled student and I am having problems with my support, what can I do?

    What to do if you think your support may not be in place