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Programme Officer

Nick Farrer joined the Marshall Aid Commemeration Commission in April 2022 to assist the day-to-day affairs of the Scholarship, with a particular emphasis on the scholar experience, wellbeing, and immigration advising.

Before Marshall, Nick was a Student Services project intern at the University of St Andrews, Director of Wellbeing at the University of St Andrews Students Association, advised the Health and Wellbeing subcommittee of the Royal Burgh of St Andrews Community Council, served as Coordinator of student welfare charity London Nightline, and was a Project Officer at King's College London working on their Civic Leadership Academy scholarship scheme. Nick has lead on work relating to the student experience for several years, and was proud to be working in St Andrews Students Association when the university topped the National Student Survey in the area of student satisfaction.

Nick was born and raised in the Mancunian borough of Stockport. He's been a committed listening volunteer at mental health and suicide prevention charities for over eight years, currently supporting the Maytree Respite House in Islington, and was awarded Nightline Volunteer of the Year in 2019. He holds an MA (hons.) English Literature from the University of St Andrews.