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21 October - 17 November
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Supporting & Promoting Lifelong Wellbeing for Student Carers

Carers, don’t forget your own wellbeing!

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What’s on offer?

Are you a young carer under 25 years of age?

Join us for a day of inspiration, connection, and growth! Let's support and promote lifelong wellbeing for student carers together. Don't miss this opportunity to shape your future and build a network that believes in your dreams.

What’s it about?

Target audience: 
Individuals with caring responsibilities (carers) at any stage of their life 

Student carers at any stage of their academic journey

Networking Event Highlights:

🌠 Unlock your potential: Discover how young carers can pursue their lifelong dreams while managing their caring responsibilities.

💫 Build a supportive network: Connect with fellow young carers from local charities and student carersat different levels. Forge valuable connections, find buddies, and gain inspiring role models to motivate and guide you on your journey.  

📽️ Inspiring Journeys: Get inspired by tailored video stories of students just like you who have overcome challenges to pursue their dreams. Watch and reflect on their journeys during the engagement activity.

🎨 Create your vision board: Join our guided vision board workshop to envision your future. Chart your course and set goals for where you want to be in 5 years, 10 years, and beyond. It's time to dream big and make it happen!

Contact Information:
For inquiries and more information, please contact Michelle King-Okoye at:

Who’s leading the event?

Dr Michelle King-Okoye, School of Health in Social Science, University of Edinburgh

Open to

Public: Under 25s who may not be from the identified charities but would like to attend the event; Young people: Under 25s from identified local charities, Over 25's can also attend.

Of particular interest to

especially of interest to young carers and student carers