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SFC Student Support Seminar 2019

This year's Student Support Seminar took place on Tuesday 4 June 2019 at Glasgow Caledonian University. Presentations from the event are downloadable below.

Funding

Presentations from the Student Support Seminar

Introduction to event

This year's event was opened by Karen Watt, the new Chief Executive of the Scottish Funding Council.

Social Security Scotland

An introduction to the new agency in Scotland which has the responsibility for a number of devolved benefits, ensuring that they are managed correctly and fairly.

Benefits update

This workshop, delivered by Angela Toal from Child Poverty Action Group, will provide updates on the current benefits and the best options for students at college.

Care Experienced Bursary – review of year one

This workshop will report back on the review session due to be held in May and will share examples of best practice and address update on legislation issues.

Implementation of Student Financial Information Portal

SAAS, who are co-ordinating the development of the portal, will bring us up to date with the project and the expected date of its delivery.