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Support Smart: Students who are carers

Student Services' support guide for Academic School Staff and other student facing staff

Dundee Carers' Centre

Dundee Carers' Centre provides practical and emotional support, advocacy and training plus information about welfare rights and benefits. They also run the Upbeet Project  for young adult carers aged 18-30 years.

Enquiry Centre

Enquiry Centre

Come into the Enquiry Centre with all queries and questions.

Opening Hours

  • 9am - 5pm, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
  • 10am - 5pm, Wednesday
  • Extended opening hours during welcome in September.

Contact Us

Carers UK

Carer UK Logo - making life better for carers

This organisation is dedicated to campaigning for practical, financial and emotional support for carers in the UK.

Perth and Kinross Carers Hub

PCAVS Perth and Kinross Carers' Hub


PKAVS  - Perth and Kinross Carers' Hub 

Aims to improve the lives of carers through practical and emotional support, advocacy, training and information about services, rights and benefits. 


Fife Carers' Centre

Fife Carers Centre is a small charity dedicated to supporting the unpaid carers of Fife.

Carers' Trust

Support and Information for

carers from Carers' Trust

Carers Trust logo - action, help, advice


University Counselling Service

People talking

Offers free counselling to students and staff.

Emergency session for people in crisis  Monday - Friday at 10:15am.

To find out more or to make an appointment with the University Counselling Service

Opening Hours: 9:00 - 17:00 Monday - Friday

Tel: 01382 384164


Where to find us: Support Hub, OTI Building (see campus map)

Angus Carers' Centre

Angus Carers' Centre 

Provides information, advice and a range of services to carers located in Angus and the surrounding areas.


Students with Caring Responsibilities

Information about what support the university provides for students with caring responsibilities

Coping with Stress

Learning how to cope with stress makes us more resilient.

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Check out our resource ideas for

Coping with Stress.

Student Funding Unit

The Dundee University Student Funding Unit provides financial advice and guidance to all students. To find out more about the services on offer, visit their websiteOr you can book an appointment, pop in, call or email:

Opening Hours: Monday - Friday, 10:00 - 16:00

Tel: +44 (0)1382 384801


Where to find us: Support Hub, OTI Building (see campus map)

Penny the Pig, mascot of University of Dundee Student Funding