We support estranged students to access all funding available to them, including welfare benefits. We work with students who have difficulty in providing evidence of estrangement and will advocate for them. In addition, we prioritise access to Discretionary Funds for this group of students.


We support estranged students to access accommodation, within our own Student Accommodation and via external providers. We provide advice and information on local student accommodation providers, and pledge to explore offering estranged students 365 days a year accommodation as part of our action plan.

Mental Health

Our Wellbeing Service offers support for mental, emotional and physical wellbeing. We advise on support for mental health issues and provide a full counselling service for those requiring additional support. Our Stay-on-Course Programme and Thinking of Leaving project provide rapid support and referrals are also made by a Personal Academic Tutor.


We are working to ensure estranged students are informed about courses, admission and the student experience before entering university. Post entry, we will prioritise places for estranged students on a range of services including the Induction Week programmes and the QM Connect mentoring programme.

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Stand Alone
34B York Way
London N1 9AB

Registered Charity Number 1154710

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