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Practical tips for student parents
As a student parent, you may find university life is tougher than you first thought. Find out how to lighten the load.
Help for young parents
As any parent knows having kids can be both very rewarding and stressful, particularly if you are going it alone. But with the tonnes of useful websites and organisations available, it doesn’t have to be an uphill struggle.
Caring for someone
Find out what support is available for you if you are responsible for caring for a relative or friend who’s suffering from a disability or the effects of old age.
Your rights to be heard at school
As students you have the right to speak out about your education and how your school is run.
Your rights when dealing with children's services
Discover what your rights are when dealing with family courts, social workers or living in care.
Your rights when dealing with the health service
Discover what your rights are when dealing with doctors, receiving treatment or viewing your medical history.
Your rights when dealing with the police and courts
Discover what your rights are when dealing with the police or the legal system.
Criminal records: The facts
If you have been sentenced for a crime, you will get a criminal record, even if you were given an absolute discharge.
Criminal records: Who can help?
There is a lot of support available for people with criminal records who want to put their past behind them. Take a look at the following organisations that may be able to help you move on.
Dyslexia and science: an inside view
Anthony Brewer is in his third year of a physics degree at the University of Leicester but after failing his GCSE exams at school, he started working in a factory that made TV aerials and his future did not look quite so exciting.
Dyslexia study tips
Anyone with dyslexia knows that studying can be very frustrating. Follow these study tips to help break down the barriers.
Find out which multi-millionaires overcame their learning difficulties to forge successful careers.
Online dyslexia advice
Check out these organisations and websites for advice and support for people with dyslexia.
Advice for life: need someone to talk to?
Whether you’re a school or university student, sometimes personal worries can become overwhelming. Luckily, there is free, confidential advice available for nearly any problem that comes up.
Online help for young people
Can't find what you're looking for on this website? There are loads of places you can go to get the answers. Check out the following links for relevant tips, support and specific information.
Visit these websites for more advice on money, accommodation, preparing for university and much more.
Bullying doesn’t just start in the school playground, and you can put an end to it wherever and whoever you are. Read on to find out what to do if you’ve got a problem with bullying, and where to go for help.
Care leavers and university
Find out about the range of support available if you’re planning on going to university after leaving care.