Care leavers

Estranged from your family this winter?

Posted on 7 December 2017 by Your Student Life, Supported

Paula, the dedicated contact for care leavers and estranged students shares some advice for students estranged from their families this winter. The festive period can be challenging if you are estranged from your family. Even if you don’t celebrate Christmas, the never-ending advertisements featuring happy families around the Christmas tree may make you feel angry,
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Estranged? No contact with your family? Disowned? We are here to support you at Uni

Posted on 9 October 2017 by Your Student Life, Supported

Paula Barker from our Advice and Money Team explains what it means to be estranged and the support available to students… Most Universities in the UK recognise that students who have been through the care system face barriers in access to higher education and have developed a support package to try to address this issue. But
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Meet Paula, the key contact for care leavers and estranged students

Posted on 4 October 2017 by Your Student Life, Supported

Paula, our dedicated contact for care leavers and estranged students, gives a warm welcome to new and returning students and explains the support available… My name is Paula Barker and I’m the dedicated contact for care leavers and estranged students at Cardiff University. I’m based in the Advice and Money Team within the Graduate Centre (3rd floor)
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Meet Paula, the dedicated contact for care leavers and estranged students

Posted on 26 June 2017 by Your Student Life, Supported

Einir, our dedicated contact for care leavers and estranged students will be going on maternity leave from the end of June 2017 and would like to introduce you to Paula who will be the dedicated contact in her absence. Some of you have seen me over the past few months and will know that I will
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Struggling to fund yourself through summer? Find out about the FAPA summer fund!

Posted on 2 June 2017 by Your Student Life, Supported

Rosie, student intern with the Advice and Money Team, shares some key information for students struggling to fund themselves through the summer… Rent, books, bills, parties and polka-dot wrapping to adorn that last-minute birthday present for your favourite flatmate – it all piles up! As students, we all understand how difficult it can be to
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Get work experience before you graduate with GO Wales

Posted on 24 May 2017 by Your Student Life, Supported

Andrew discusses the service GO Wales offer and shares their great news with students… Graduating this summer but lacking in work experience? If you’re starting to panic about future employment, fear not! It’s not too late as Cardiff University Careers and Employability service can help.   Have you got work experience? Employers put work experience at the
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Support for care leavers and estranged students approaching the end of the academic year

Posted on 24 April 2017 by Your Student Life, Supported

Einir, our dedicated contact for care leavers and estranged students, shares more about the support available as we approach the end of the academic year. I can’t believe we are in the final term already! This academic year has gone so quickly. I hope this year has treated you all well and you are prepared for any assessments that
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Estranged from your family at Christmas? Advice on what to do and support available to you

Posted on 11 December 2016 by Your Student Life, Supported

Einir England from our Advice & Money shares her tips to prevent becoming lonely at Christmas time… The Christmas period can be challenging for people who have become estranged from their families.  You could risk feeling lonely and isolated if you stay in your halls of residence or on your own in your student home.
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Estranged? No contact with your family? Disowned? We are here to support you at Uni

Posted on 31 October 2016 by Your Student Life, Supported

Einir England from our Advice & Money Team explains what it means to be estranged and the support available to students… Most Universities in the UK recognise that students who have been through the care system face barriers in access to higher education and have developed a support package to try and address this issue. But
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Care leavers and estranged students, meet your key contact!

Posted on 19 September 2016 by Your Student Life, Supported

Einir, our dedicated contact for care leavers and estranged students, gives a warm welcome to new and returning students and explains the support available… My name is Einir England and I’m the dedicated contact for Care Leavers and Estranged students at Cardiff University. I’m based in the Advice and Money Team within the Student Support Centre.
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Support for care leavers and estranged students – things to do before the end of the academic year

Posted on 11 April 2016 by Your Student Life, Supported

Einir, our dedicated Advisor for care leavers and estranged students, highlights the support available to you and key things you need to do before the end of the academic year… Have you seen Einir’s new video yet? Click here to view and share. English and Welsh versions available.   I can’t believe we are in
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Are you a care leaver or an estranged student in need of a guarantor to secure accommodation?

Posted on 18 November 2015 by Your Student Life, Supported

Einir from our Advice & Money team explains more about Cardiff University’s Guarantor Scheme and assistance for care leavers and estranged students… If you are a care leaver or an estranged student unable to find someone to act as a guarantor to secure accommodation in the private sector, the University will act as your guarantor so you can
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Care leavers and estranged students, meet Einir your key contact at Cardiff Uni.

Posted on 23 September 2015 by Your Student Life, Supported

A warm welcome to all our care leavers and estranged students from your University contact Einir England …   I am the dedicated contact for Care Leavers and Estranged students at Cardiff University. I am based in the Advice & Money Team within the Student Support Centre. If you disclosed that you were a care leaver on your
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Winning suppport for students

Posted on 15 May 2015 by Your Student Life, Supported

Einir Evans shares her experience of winning the Enriching Student Life Award and why final year student Michael nominated her …     I mentioned in my blog last month that I had been nominated for an Enriching Student Life Award. Well, last Thursday night I put on my posh frock, attended the award ceremony, had a
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Support for care leavers and estranged students approaching the end of the academic year

Posted on 28 April 2015 by Your Student Life, Supported

Einir Evans from our Advice & Money team provides support for care leavers and estranged students. Here Einir gives us a reminder of the support available as we approach the end of the academic year … I can’t believe we are in the final term already! This academic year has gone so quickly. I hope this year has
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Celebrating National Care Leavers Week, 23rd – 31st October

Posted on 21 October 2014 by Your Student Life, Supported

Einir from the Advice & Money Team updates you on National Career Leavers Week and how Cardiff University is joining in the week’s activities …   Between the 23rd – 31st October 2014, charities and different organisations around the UK will be celebrating National Care Leavers Week. This week is about highlighting the needs of care leavers
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Dedicated contact for Care Leavers and Estranged students at Cardiff University

Posted on 1 October 2014 by Your Student Life, Supported

Einir Evans the Key Contact for Care Leavers and Estranged Students welcomes you …   I am the dedicated contact for Care Leavers and Estranged students at Cardiff University. I am based in the Advice & Money Team within the Student Support Centre. If you disclosed that you were a care leaver on your UCAS
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