At the University of Brighton we want you to get the best out of your course and university experience. If you are a care leaver and planning to study a full-time undergraduate degree, or you might already be studying at Brighton, we have additional support available to help you through your time at university.

What support is available for care leavers?

  • Help with money – the University of Brighton care leaver’s bursary, financial advice, and additional financial support from the university and government.
  • Guaranteed accommodation in your first year.
  • A personal student support and guidance tutor, who can help if you are struggling with your studies or need other support.
  • Emotional support and wellbeing – counselling services if you are experiencing stress or difficulty in or outside of university.
  • Study skills assistance – to help you with the academic demands of university, we have study skills sessions and online support.
  • Mentoring - we can guarantee a mentor to all care leavers - we have identity and non-identity based programmes and amazing professionals trained ready to support care leavers.

For all questions and advise please contact [email protected]

You can also find out more about our full offer on our Propel page

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