We’ve created this guide so you know what coming to Abertay University involves, and what you can practically do to support your student. This includes how to choose a course, how to apply, what to do about accommodation and more.
We all know that going to university is a big life changing event. As parents* you provide crucial stability at a time when it can be overwhelming. So even if it doesn't always seem like it, your help and support at this point in their lives is essential.
The emotional back up and support you give really can help them adjust more smoothly to university life. But we know this change in their lives is sometimes (often!) hard for everyone involved, so we're here with information to prepare you both as much as possible.
*While we refer to parents here, this guide is for parents, guardians, carers and any supportive adults who want to help.
Industry-relevant degrees, many with work placements and professional accreditations.
Advice and help with budgeting and finance while they are studying.
Feeling safe and supported are a crucial part of university life.
Information about student halls for parents so you can help your student with university accommodation
Helpful information specifically for the parents of international students.
How we prepare our students to thrive in their chosen careers.
Some helpful ideas you may not have thought about when it comes to preparation for university life.