Welcome to SASNOVA (Serviços de Ação Social da Universidade NOVA de Lisboa), the university´ services that guarantee equal opportunities and the well-being of NOVA students, ensuring non-academic areas such as access to scholarships, food, accommodation and health (physical and mental), as well as encouraging and promoting participation in cultural activities, sports and volunteering initiatives.

What do we do?

SASNOVA provides direct social support; scholarships and emergency support, and indirect support; food services, accommodation and health services, as well as support for sports and cultural activities.

Within the scope of SASNOVA are included the following duties:

  • Assigning scholarships to underprivileged students
  • Promoting student and staff access to Food Services through canteens, cafeterias and bars
  • Promoting access to accommodation for students who are living away from home
  • Providing medical, psychiatric, psychological and nutritional support
  • Starting up and giving support to sports activities
  • Starting up and giving support to cultural activities
  • SASNOVA is also committed to developing other activities that may contribute to the educational success of students

How do we organize ourselves?



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