We understand that starting higher education can be difficult without a strong family network. We are here to support you every step of the way from your first application right through to graduation and beyond.
Make sure you tick the relevant box on the UCAS form so we are aware of your status right from the start.
Before you even officially join Middlesex, we are here to support you with the transition from sixth form/college to higher education including advice and guidance on:
As well as advice and guidance on our website on how to apply, you will also be able to get in touch with your named contact, Zee Mohammed who will guide you throughout the entire pre-entry and application process.
For further information on pre-entry support, please contact:
Outreach Projects Officer
Tel: 0208 411 5416
After you've enrolled, we'll help you during your studies with:
You will also continue to have a named contact for general support.
To discuss your options further please contact:
Student Welfare Advice Team Manager
Tel: 0208 411 6482
There are a range of funding and loan options available to ensure you are able to attend university whatever your financial background.
You may be eligible for The Santander Widening Participation Bursary and receive £2,500.
Please email Jude Cringle for more help with applying for student finance
Before you graduate, you will have been provided with many opportunities to increase your employability skills, making you highly sought after by employers and helping you secure internships and jobs.
Your relationship with Middlesex doesn't end when you graduate. You'll become part of a network of around 190,000 alumni who support and inspire each other. Our Alumni team will also make sure that you're kept up to date on the latest MDX news, invite you back on campus and let you know of great opportunities and industry networking events.
To be classed as an estranged student, you'll have to provide evidence to demonstrate the lack of contact. This can take the form of a letter from a doctor, teacher or other professional who knows about your situation.
The evidence will be assessed by Student Finance England and you will qualify if you're be under 25 and have had no contact with your parents for a least a year before you start your course, and/or you can show that you will permanently have no contact with your parents.
Drive Forward Foundation is a small London based charity offering great support for care leavers aged 14-26 to help them succeed at school and in life.
Stand Alone provides support for people who are estranged from their family or a key family member and have a specific student support portal. We have taken the Stand Alone pledge meaning we are committed to providing support for you.
Bright Knowledge offers advice about student finance for students who are estranged from their parents.