Why are student carers still invisible at our universities?
the Guardian -

Being a student and a carer isn’t easy. We are alone, isolated and find it almost impossible to stay enrolled

I loved my first year at the Australian National University. I had landed a scholarship and found myself at college. I felt an overwhelming sense of relief – I’d managed to escape the poverty of country New South Wales and establish a safe haven for myself.

It was like walking in two worlds. I would talk to my parents on the phone every night, as they tried to make ends meet on the...


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