Student support

University signs Stand Alone Pledge

The University has signed a pledge to provide support to estranged students.

The University have signed a pledge to support students going through University life without a family support network.

The pledge highlights that students experiencing additional challenges will receive a tailored package from the University, providing assistance through additional financial support, help securing accommodation and ensuring mental health and wellbeing are considered. 

The key changes to note are:

  • A new £750 bursary to be provided for estranged students
  • Access to halls with no guarantor needed
  • Initial mental health adviser meeting 
  • Support from an outreach team

Watch the video below to find out more about estranged students and what life at university can be like for them:

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