Forthcoming carers’ legislation in Scotland should provide more formal rights and support options for carers of all ages. The Scottish Government is also undertaking a Commission on Widening Access in Higher Education.

This is an excellent time to raise awareness of student carers nationally and campaign for them to be better supported at university. 

You can find how your service and the young people you work with can get involved by downloading the campaign toolkit.

Carers’ Services Campaign Toolkit

This short guide contains simple steps that your service can take to show support for the Going Higher in Scotland campaign.

Download the Carers Services Campaign Pack (PDF, 572KB)

Supporters’ Campaign Guide

This pack will tell you who young adult and student carers are, why Carers Trust Scotland thinks they should have better support at university, and some simple steps on how you can add your support.

Download the Supporters’ Campaign Guide (PDF, 991KB)