Mutual aid

We have launched a Mutual Aid scheme to connect students seeking support while self-isolating to those wishing to help those in their UCA community.

A mutual aid group is a volunteer-based initiative where groups of people in a particular area join together to support one another, meeting vital community needs without the help of official bodies. They do so in a way that prioritises those who are most vulnerable or otherwise unable to access help through regular channels.

  • To support vulnerable students starting at UCA through the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Deliver essential necessities and run errands to self-isolating students.
  • Support student wellbeing through providing a friendly ear and some emotional support to students who are self isolating or finding the pandemic overwhelming.

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Mutual Aid Guidebook

We have created a guidebook full of information about our Mutual Aid Scheme, as well as resources for medical care, wellbeing and financial support. The guide also includes tips on how to plan create meal plans, places to shop, and activities provided by the Union.

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