Contacts, sources of information and committee documentation
Our Curated List
Our committee and wellbeing team has put together a list of sources of information and contact details. These are aimed primarily at LGBT+ individuals but are available to everybody.
If you know of any sources which you would like to see added to this list then send an email addressed to Wellbeing at SaintsLGBT@st-andrews.ac.uk and this will be reviewed.
An information page on the Students Association website containing more resources and a useful set of terminology on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
We aim to promote a transparent committee process by uploading all of our meeting minutes here. All minutes will be uploaded within 48 hours of the meeting ending.
If you are a victim of a hate crime due to your sexual orientation or gender identity, you can report online with Police Scotland Fife or Fife Council, visit the local police station, call Fife Council on 03451 550022 or the police non-emergency phone number 101. In an emergency call 999.
LGBT+ Employment Resources
Click the link below for a list of career resources for LGBT+ students, including information on finding LGBTQ-friendly employers.
All Sorts of Spectrum
Allsorts of Spectrum is a Dundee-based weekly group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning young people 13-25. The group meets every Wednesday from 6:30-8:30pm in the Showcase the Street building on Dundonald Street.
Website: Allsorts of Spectrum
LGBT Youth Scotland
Offers online and in-person 1:1 support sessions with trained youth workers
Scottish Bi+ Network
Contains a directory of LGBTI organisations in Scotland and an extensive list of legal rights for LGBT+ individuals.
AVEN - The Asexual Visibility & Education Network
LGBT Helpline Scotland
General information and support.
Call: 0300 123 2523 (open Tuesday & Wednesday 12-9pm and Thursday & Sunday 1-6pm)
Offers support to LGBT+ victims of hate crimes, sexual violence, or domestic abuse.
Hate Crime Helpline: 020 7704 2040 (open Monday-Friday 10-4 pm)
LGBT Youth: Stop Domestic Abuse
A project run by LGBT Youth Scotland. It aims to support service providers who work with people who have experienced or are currently experiencing domestic abuse.
A free confidential service where experienced advisors will listen and provide information and advice.
Coming out: The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project is an American non-profit organization founded in 1998. They have a coming out handbook that covers a wide range of topics to support LGBTQ young people in exploring what coming out safely can mean for them.
Visit: Coming Out Handbook
Trans & Non-Binary
Scottish Trans Alliance
They assist transgender people, service providers, employers and equality organisations to engage together to improve gender identity and gender reassignment equality, rights and inclusion in Scotland.
The largest and longest-established transgender support group in the UK, which has developed a support network that has been at the forefront of the transgender, transvestite, transsexual and cross-dressing community since 1966!
24 / 7 information line: 01582 412220 (contains the telephone numbers of all Beaumont's regional organisers)
Support group for non-binary individuals living in Scotland.
Lists local support groups for members of the transgender and non-binary community, both in-person and online
A trans-led charity working across the UK. They have a list of resources including coming out, transition guides, health advice and your rights.
Offers numerous resources and a 9-9 helpline for gender-diverse students from Monday to Friday.
Website: Mermaids Student Space
A registered Scottish charity which offers volunteer led practical help to those affected by HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C in Edinburgh and the Lothians.
Call: 0131 225 4766
Waverley Care – Edinburgh
Waverley Care is Scotland’s HIV and Hepatitis C charity whose work is focused on prevention education testing and support
Call: 0131 558 1425
Sexual Health Fife
University of St Andrews
How to report Sexual Misconduct: Your Options. Information about all of your support and reporting options within the University, as well as the university official sexual misconduct policy statement
Call: 01334 462020 (daytime)
Call: 01334 476161 (out of hours)
Call: 0 from an internal phone and ask for the on-call Student Services manager.
(Put the subject as ‘Support. Report’ and you will be referred to a specialist trained member of Student Services)
Fife Rape & Sexual Assault Centre (FRASAC) is an independent voluntary organisation which offers a range of free confidential support services to anyone,
Rape Crisis Scotland
Call: 08088 010302 (6pm-Midnight)
Website: Rape Crisis Scotland
Fife Rape and Sexual Assault Centre
Call: 01592 642336
Kingdom Abuse Survivors Project
Call: 01592 644217
Call: 01383 739084
Victim Support Fife
Call: 0845 241 2126 (Mon-Fri 8am-8pm)
Visit: Victim Support Fife
Women’s Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre
Call: 01382 201291 (Mon - Fri 10am - 1pm)