Students with Caring Responsibilities

Do you look after a family member or relative as an unpaid carer? Or provide ongoing emotional or practical support to a close friend or loved one? This page offers a range of information and advice for you to explore.

Here you will find out about how to access practical and financial support, meet other students with caring responsibilities and hear about upcoming events. You can also click on the External Support tab to view a range of both local and national resources that are specifically tailored to support individuals with caring responsibilities.

If you have any specific questions about any of the information or resources on this page or would like to join the Beds Carers Network a place to connect you with other student carers for support and social events please contact Student Engagement at

Important Dates - Carers Week

Carers Week 6 to 12 June 2022

Carers Week is a national annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid carers face and recognise the contribution you make to society.

Carers In Bedfordshire are running several events during this week for both carers and their families and friends.

Past Events

Carers in Bedfordshire

Online Information Event

Student Support and Staff from Carers in Bedfordshire delivered a free Zoom information session open to both staff and students. Carers in Bedfordshire are a local charity who help unpaid carers of all ages, across Bedfordshire, with information, support and advice.



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