Support for Young Carers
Young adult carers provide regular care and support to a family member, partner, or friend. If you are aged between 16-25 and have caring responsibilities, you will be classified as a ‘young adult carer’.
Please find below information to help support your journey into higher education.
This information was last updated in August 2021.
Named contact pre-entry: Carl Gleeson – email@example.com
Named contact post-entry: Jane Hopkinson, Care Support Co-ordinator – StudentDiversity@salford.ac.uk
University of Salford Young Carers Facts
Want to find out more?
UCAS Young Carers Guidance – specific Information, Advice and Guidance for young carers thinking about higher education:
Carers Trust – information and guidance on studying and training:
Learning and Work Institute – information and resources related to work and studying