Bangor University is awarding £1,000 bursaries to student carers.

It launched its Student Carer Policy on Thursday to coincide with Carers’ Rights Day.

It said over four years it had also created a student carers’ booklet, launched an Instagram page for student carers to share experiences and introduced an annual residential school to give carers a taste of student life.

The award is not available to students bringing up children.

Third year psychology student and carer Jan Lloyd-Nicholson from Criccieth, Gwynedd, said the money was a huge help.

 

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