What support is available to you?
Tips about budgeting, childcare, studying and much more
Read about other student parents' experiences
Tips for planning ahead
Extra help from finance to forums
Government website providing information about student finance and how to apply
Confidential advice on how to cope with problems with finances and debt
Information on employment, tax and National Insurance
Help accessing funding sources including benefits and grants
Calculate whether you’d be eligible for a NHS bursary
Calculate whether you’d be eligible for a NHS social work bursary
Information and advice for prospective medical students
Information from students about accommodation, including area guides, statistics and property search
Advice on employment, tax, finance, housing and other issues
A directory of organisations providing funding for women in education, provided by the Elizabeth Nuffield Educational Fund. (Updated August 2010)
UCAS manages applications to UK higher education courses
Check if you’re ready for university with this short course
The National Co-ordination Team for Widening Participation
Information for adults entering higher education, including videos made by current students.
Offers guidance and advice on funding for those studying in post-16 education in the UK.
Provides advice about courses and funding in the UK.
Supports the work of community pre-schools
Student membership association
Promotes joined up support for children and families in every community.
Government directory of childcare providers
Campaigns for the abolition of poverty among children and young people in the UK and for the improvement of the lives of low-income families.
National childcare campaign.
Support organisation for lone parents and their children throughout England and Wales.
Promotes quality home-based childcare.
A national charity aiming to enhance the development and education of children in their early years, through the provision of support services to members.
Works to offer help and support through an innovative range of free, flexible, responsive services - shaped by parents for parents.
Works to ensure that all families have the support, information and confidence needed to play a full part in Scotland's economic and social life.
Forum for all aspects of parenting, with dedicated section for student parents
Forum and case studies for mature students studying in higher education.
An online community for student midwives and for people thinking of studying midwifery.
You can register details of your property, which increases the chances that it can be recovered if it is stolen. Endorsed by the UK Police.
Information about the Television License. Explains what you need to pay and how
Find out about food costs and compare prices from different shops
Discounts and vouchers for top online and high-street shops
Information about where to find student offers, discounts and deals
Compare prices for different products like insurance or utilities to find the best deal
Financial advisers working specifically for students.
Independent student money website
Counselling Directory is a free, confidential service bringing together all the information you need to find a suitable counsellor or psychotherapist in your local area.
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Use our easy student parents calculator to find out if your finances will add up.
Gingerbread online advice session – Thursday 21 June, 11am-12pm
New campaign promises clearer information for part-time students
Tell your story as part of a new TV programme
Have your say on student finance applications
Ask an Expert on Student Finance Day
Student finance applications open now for returning students, March 16 for new students
Fee changes: what you need to know
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