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Dr Hannah Friend talks about her journey from studying Psychology at Warwick to Director of Wellbeing and Safeguarding at Warwick


Not thinking of pursuing the traditional academic career path?

Join Dr Hannah Friend, Warwick’s Director of Wellbeing and Safeguarding, to hear about her journey from a student in psychology at Warwick to a key role developing Warwick's Wellbeing Strategy.

Dr Hannah Friend, joined the University of Warwick in 2018 as Director of Wellbeing and Safeguarding, having previously studied psychology at the University in 1994, and going on to become a chartered and registered psychologist . Hannah has a diverse career background with experience in clinical, strategic and academic roles. Hannah worked for the Ministry of Justice for 10 years, managing large teams developing assessment and treatment services for difficult to reach groups and has also worked in Mental Health Services as a Regional Consultant Psychologist designing and implementing services across secure and community settings.

Since joining the University in 2018, Hannah has undertaken a large scale review of Wellbeing Support Services to develop a more effective and streamlined provision; improving access to timely support for students. Hannah led in the development of the University Wellbeing Strategy and, following its approval by the University’s Council in June 2020, is working with stakeholders across the University to implement the strategy which focuses on the wellbeing of both students and staff. More recently Hannah has been heavily involved in the Universities’ Covid response efforts and led on the University’s Test, Trace and isolate programme.



PGR Careers Event: Dr Hannah Friend: from studying Psychology at Warwick to Director of Wellbeing and Safeguarding at Warwick

13:00 - 14:00 Wednesday 17 March


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