Care Leavers, what support we offer: University of Huddersfield

Support offered at the University  

As a care experienced young person, you may have concerns about studying at university, both on a personal and financial level. We can offer you support throughout your academic journey. At Huddersfield we have dedicated support for you from pre-entry through to  graduation.

We have two dedicated members of staff that will help guide and support you though your journey. Ruth Cohen will support all aspects of your application and transition into Higher Education (HE). Then our specialist wellbeing officer Rebecca Hayes, will be able to support you though your studies, with 1-2-1 support and any additional help you might need.

For initial information please contact Ruth on

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Virtual campus tour 

To find out more about our campus, watch our guided tour which is narrated by our students.

Care leavers stories 

Read about some of the students who have been at the University and discover their stories.

Supporting students through your journey 

At the University of Huddersfield, you’ll find services and support networks to help you get ahead in your studies and social life. Whether you study at undergraduate or postgraduate level, you’ll soon discover that you’re never far away from our dedicated staff and resources to help you navigate through your personal student journey.

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