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CHW Meeting Room

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50 Park Place

Cardiff

CF10 3AT

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The Chat Lounge

Are you studying without the support of your family? Have you been in care or consider yourself estranged from your family? Would you like to meet others who have had a similar life experience?

According to Stand Alone, a national charity that supports people who are estranged from their family:

‘However long an estrangement lasts, we understand how difficult it can be to endure the silence, the stigma and the isolation that can stem from living without a close family network.

Before finding Stand Alone, many of our beneficiaries felt unable to speak openly about difficult family situations with their friends or partners, for fear of judgement or rejection’.


We will provide an informal, safe meeting space (and maybe a mince pie!) for you to meet other students who do not have contact or support from their family. We are hoping this will be the first of many meetings where we get together and discuss joint interests and issues.

The aim is to reduce isolation and improve support, especially around the Christmas period, that can be a difficult time if you’re not in touch with your family.

Cardiff University provides additional support to students who have been in care or who are estranged from their family. You can find out more in the Cardiff Student Life blog.

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CHW Meeting Room

(Please report to Ground Floor reception)

50 Park Place

Cardiff

CF10 3AT

United Kingdom

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