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YouNE Cares

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YouNE Cares is an opportunity for young people who have caring responsibilities to come together and find out what it’s like to be a student at a university in the North East. We have been working in partnership with local authorities to develop a full programme of activities for young people in Year 10 and 11. We will provide a range of workshops at each of the Partner universities giving every young person a chance to find out more about their potential future careers, whilst making new friends, build their confidence and most importantly – have fun!

The programme will launch on Young Carers Day and will conclude with a residential event coinciding with the Young Carers Festival, providing young people in the North East a chance to celebrate their achievements.

Dates for your diary:

  • YouNE Cares Welcome Event – Thursday 28 January, 5pm – 8pm at Sunderland University
  • YouNE Cares: Explore YoUni – Thursday 24 March, 5pm – 8pm at Durham University
  • YouNe Cares Residential Event – Wednesday 29 June to Friday 1 July at Northumbria University


The Partnership offers this opportunity to all Young Carers in the region and does not require certain academic ability to attend – we welcome students from all backgrounds and will provide all transport and refreshments free of charge.

If you would like to take part in the event, please download and complete the application form below and send it to: North East Raising Aspiration Partnership, c/o Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU.

YouNE Cares Application Form



North East Raising Aspiration Partnership
c/o Marketing and Student Recruitment
Newcastle University

Tel: 0191 208 3128