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Strathclyde Students' Union

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Strath Union is an organisation dedicated to supporting students throughout their years at university and beyond.

Nightline Listening Volunteer

This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

Nightline is an anonymous and confidential information and emotional support listening service run by and for the students of Strathclyde University and Glasgow Caledonian University. To submit your application, please visit https://www.strathunion.com/advice/healthandwellbeing/nightline/nightlineapplication/ to complete the application form and we will be in touch soon. If you have a question about Nightline please visit our website or contact Holly at holly.shaw@strath.ac.uk

Contact Name

Holly Shaw

Benefits to self

Nightline offers you an opportunity to deliver a crucial support service out of hours to your peers. You will develop active listening and communication skills to enable you to offer emotional support to people in distress.

Benefits to others

Nightline is a key component of the support available to students through the night. They have a point of contact when they need someone to talk to who will simply listen when they need it most, increasing wellbeing and support across campus.


Strathclyde and Caledonian Unions

Training available

Full training is delivered once per semester and is compulsory to join. This involves two Monday evenings and one full weekend of training (all day Saturday and Sunday) in either October or February.

Hours per week

12 hours every two weeks

PVG required


Support and supervision details

Supervision and support is offered by staff coordinators at the Union and GCU Students' Association, the Vice President Communities, and fellow volunteers.
  • TypeHealth and Wellbeing, Mental Health, Peer Support, Student Community, Other

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