Parents and caregivers

Do you want to help your son or daughter make the best possible choice for their future? Is this your first child at university?   

Flinders understands the concerns faced by parents and caregivers when students start thinking about higher education.

Step-by-step guide to work through career and education choices with your son or daughter

Parents and caregivers are powerful influencers, when students consider career and education choices. In the changing world of employment, these choices can sometimes be confusing. And there are many pathways to studying at uni, not just the traditional year 12 path.

We've created a step-by-step guide you can work through with your child if you're not sure where they could go.

Supporting your son or daughter at university

Parents often worry about how they can support their children at university in more than just a financial sense.

The first thing to remember is that moving from school to university is a big step and that it comes at a time when there are plenty of other events and changes in your child's life.

Find out how you and Flinders University can support your son or daughter at University.

Not sure where to start? 

There are plenty of ways for your family to find out what it's like to study at Flinders. This includes life on campus, support services, and what's available to study.

Here's a good place to start.