Student Support Portal

Welcome to our advice centre for students who have no contact with their family. Find information about support, financing your studies and accommodation options as an estranged student.

Get help and support with evidence of your family estrangement

Are you having difficulty understanding the evidence you need to supply to Student Finance England or Wales? You can contact someone at your current or first choice University who can help and advise you.

Check that you are sending the correct evidence

Read our essential tips for sending off evidence about your family estrangement to Student Finance England and Wales

Read our research

Are you interested in finding out more about students who are studying without the support of a family network? Read our report to find out more about the struggles and needs of students in this position.

Where will I live?

Find out about accommodation options and bursaries for estranged students at your current or first choice University.