As a Nautilus cadet member, you can call on us for help during your studies. Whether you have a problem with the college, trouble with your training provider/sponsor or a social issue, our team can help.
Our cadet and legal teams have experience with all kinds of situations you might face during your studies, so we're the right people to call when you need help.
What can Nautilus help me with?
- we can help you to enforce your rights; we'll pressure your sponsor to give you shore leave and other entitlements
- we can support you through disciplinaries
- we can help you get the sea time you need to complete your course
- we can get you home if you're having trouble with repatriation
These are just a few of our services. Whatever your issue, there's a good chance we'll be able to do something to assist.
If you'd like to talk about something in person, you can meet one of our representatives on a regular college visit.
Or if the issue is more urgent, get in touch with us day or night. We're always ready to help.
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Got an emergency? Are you looking for assistance and advice, or just need someone to listen? We're here for you 24 hours a day.
Meet us in person
Our cadet organisers make regular visits to UK maritime colleges. It's a great way to meet your representatives, get to know the Union, or seek support.
Looking for answers? Read our FAQs on training, sponsorship and funding, coursework, exams, sea time, and more – or email us with your own question.
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