Information for parents and carers of prospective students

Going to university is an exciting time. It marks a big life change, not just for students but also for their parents or carers and can at times can seem like a complicated and overwhelming decision to make.

Rest assured, in this area of our website, you’ll find information to guide you through the process so you know what to do and when. You’ll also discover useful information that with help you to provide the best support you can.

Remember, you’re not on your own; there’s a large amount of advice available via school staff, careers advisers, external agencies and universities who want your son or daughter to make the right choice for them and an informed one.

Here’s what you’ll find in this section:

Parents’ information evening
The application process
Fees and finance
Student support
Top tips
Frequently asked questions
Jargon buster
Parent talk blog

You can also download a handy printable guide for parents and carers

Open Days

Visit us at one of our Open Days, where you’ll have the opportunity to meet with course tutors, University staff and students to get a feel for what studying with us is really like and ask any question no matter how big or small. 

Contact us

If you have any questions about applying to Higher Education, the University of Huddersfield or any of the events we run, please get in touch on email. or tel. 01484 473145.

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