Additional support for care leavers, carers and students estranged from family

Our named contacts (Robin and Emily) provide practical, financial and welfare advice to care leavers, carers and students estranged from family. This includes:

  • Support with settling into university life and help to resolve any issues
  • Regular newsletters by email about relevant opportunities, services and events
  • More in depth support and information via our blog
  • One-to-one advice about university life
  • Referrals to university services and local partner organisations

Care Leavers

Named contacts can provide tailored information and guidance to students who have been looked after by a local authority during childhood - Find out more.

You are eligible for additional financial help and you might also be entitled to our care leaver bursary.

Contact Robin and Emily.

Carers

Students with caring responsibilities have named contacts who can provide practical advice and supported referrals. Find out more.

Carers in difficulty may be eligible for additional financial help.

Contact Robin and Emily.

Students estranged from family

We understand that coming to university without the support of a family can be particularly stressful. Speak to our named contacts for guidance and support. Find out more.

You can also apply for additional financial help.

Contact Robin and Emily.

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