Young Carers

Support for young carers

If you are a young carer aged under 25, the Student Welfare Service can help you make the most of your time at University.

Support can include:

  • Finding out if you are receiving the maximum support available from Student Finance England and from University Scholarships
  • Checking your possible entitlement to state benefits
  • Young Carers Allowance exploring your entitlement to extra travel costs and support

You can discuss your situation, confidentially, with an adviser through a face to face appointment, by email or telephone. Please contact us on the details located to the right of this page.

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Report and Support

Need to report an incident? Use the University's Report and Support system.

Opening hours

The Student Welfare Service is open from 9.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday.

Appointments can be made outside of these hours in special circumstances.

In an emergency, contact University Security on 0116 252 2888.

Contact Us

+44 (0)116 252 2448

Or visit us in the Student Service Centre, Charles Wilson Building