Self-Supporting Students

This community is for any students that define as self-supporting.

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This community is for any students that define as self-supporting. The Self-Supporting Students Community includes but is not limited to any student who has been granted independent status, which includes:

  • Estrangement from either biological or adopted parents

  • Financially independent

  • Aged 25 or over

  • Married or in a civil partnership

  • If you have a child or dependent

Log in to join the self-supporting students community.


If you have an idea for an event or activity you would like the community to host, we can offer resources to support this. Please fill out this form with your idea, and we will be in touch.

Please check back here in the future for more information on previously run campaigns. If you have an idea for a future campaign, we would love to hear from you! Fill out this form and we will be in touch to get your idea in motion.


Find out more about Societies at Your Students Union here.


  • Stand Alone is a website that provides support for people that are estranged. There is a section specifically for students on Student Finance.

  • University Mental Health and Wellbeing Support - Coventry University has a dedicated Health and Wellbeing service which helps to support your mental health at university.

  • University Medical Centre - Coventry University has its own medical centre on campus to support you.

  • Student Funding Team – offers impartial advice and direction on how to access emergency funds. Can be found on the Student Portal.

  • Your Students Union offers free, independent, and confidential advice to all students. Find out more about Your Advice here.

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