As a corporate parent the University of Aberdeen is fully committed to supporting Care Experienced applicants and students.
The University of Aberdeen is proud to have achieved the Buttle UK Quality Mark for Care Leavers in recognition of its commitment to care experienced young people. The University provides a range of support mechanisms and services which can be tailored to meet the needs of individual care experienced students.
Applicants with experience of care will be considered under the University's Contextualised Admissions and Access Thresholds Policy.
Support offered to Care Experienced students includes:
Accommodation: The University offers year round accommodation to students who are Care Experienced;
Financial assistance: Care experienced students are eligible to apply for a range of scholarship opportunities. Care experienced undergraduate students can also apply for a funding package from SAAS which includes a non-income assessed Care Experienced Students Bursary.
Advice and Support Office: The University’s Support and Advice Office offers impartial and confidential advice and support on a range of issues, including finance, disability support and more.
For more information, download a copy of the University of Aberdeen Corporate Parenting Plan. Please note that the plan is updated at regular intervals.