Yes. If you are care experienced we can offer individual, bespoke support whenever you need it.
We understand that you may have different circumstances or concerns if you are leaving care...
At the University of Sunderland, we have adopted the broader definition of ‘care experienced,’ as this term is inclusive of the range of care settings someone may have experienced.
As a care experienced person we can ensure there is a place in student accommodation waiting for you when you start university.
If you are a care experienced person we can help you move. We can even help to carry your boxes and take you shopping. Find out more.
If you’re not sure where to go over summer break, don’t worry; we can help you find somewhere to stay throughout the year.
With your consent, we are more than happy to speak to your Leaving Care Worker, Social Worker or parents and carers about the support you will receive at the University.
If you are care experienced and a UK full-time undergraduate student then you could be eligible for the We Care bursary.
If you have told us you are a care leaver on your UCAS application or during the enrolment we will contact you directly and confidentially. Find out more.
The Northern Care Leaver Activities and Student Support (NorthCLASS) is a network of institutions working to support Care Leavers. Find out more.