Care Leavers and Estranged Students

If you are fostered, a care leaver or have had experience of living in care, support and guidance is available from the time of your application, through to completion of your studies.

Coming to university can be a daunting experience for many people, and we want to ensure that all our students are supported in the transition into independent life. The University of Derby has a warm, relaxing and friendly atmosphere with a good reputation for being supportive. We are committed to supporting care leavers into higher education.

For full information about the support available please contact us on:

Derby Campus

Buxton Campus

For group bookings please email Jo Astley on

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