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Support for carers, care leavers and estranged students

Support for carers, care leavers and estranged students

We provide dedicated support for students who having caring responsibilities, students who have been in the care of a Local Authority, and students who are estranged from family. We know that these circumstances can create additional barriers to studying, and our named contacts are here to help you to get the support you need and make the most of your time at university.

Our named contacts (Emily, Robin and Hannah) provide practical, financial and welfare advice to care leavers/care experienced studentscarers 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
  • One-to-one advice about university life
  • Referrals to university services and local partner organisations

 

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Care Leavers

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Students estranged from their families

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Your named contacts

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Robin Kerr

Inclusive Support - care leavers, estranged students, student carers

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Emily Marsh

Inclusive Support - care leavers, estranged students, student carers


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