The University of Aberdeen is fully committed to supporting Student Carers who wish to study full or part-time, at Undergraduate or Postgraduate level.

Who is a Student Carer?

"A carer is anyone who cares, unpaid, for a friend or family member who due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction cannot cope without their support" (according to the Carers Trust).

At the University of Aberdeen we can offer you a range of support during the application process and during your studies, such as: 


The University of Aberdeen is a supporter of the Going Higher in Scotland Campaign undertaken by the Carers Trust.