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How will Warwick support you?

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Whatever you need, we're here for you...

Supporting your teaching

How will I get used to teaching?

Supporting your study

How will I get the most out of university?

Supporting your career

How will I get a job afterwards?

How will I get used to teaching?

We'll help you to be prepared for the changing nature of schools and the ever-evolving UK education system.

We believe it’s important that you are challenged and encouraged to become a resilient and creative professional. Just as importantly, we want to support and care for you to help you thrive.

You’ll be placed with consideration; you’ll be nurtured throughout your study, and guidance will be available to you as your career progresses.

  • We'll work with schools to make sure you get the best support, guidance and training during your placements and as a Newly Qualified Teacher (NQT)
  • We'll give you a trained, experienced teacher as a mentor during your placements
  • We'll give you a range of highly experienced University tutors to support you academically
  • We'll train you in safeguarding before going into schools
  • We'll help you with any disabilities you choose to disclose, supporting you to overcome any health barriers and become the teacher we want you to be.

"The best thing about the course at Warwick was working with all four of my mentors and tutors. They have believed in me at every stage of my training years and modelled leadership and what true investment and commitment to people look like to me." (Samson, Secondary Mathematics Teacher)

How will I get on with student life?

We're part of a world-famous University, which is ready to help you in any way possible.

How difficult will I find the work? Will I make friends? How will I be able to budget? These are just some of the questions and concerns you might have ahead of your journey to becoming a teacher. Whatever you need, you’ll always find advice and guidance, and support will be available throughout your journey.

  • Student Support: the main organiser for all our resources for you

  • Student Funding: The Student Funding team offers advice and guidance on all aspects of financial support. This includes government grants and loans and funding provided directly by the University.
  • Student Advice Centre: The Students' Union for all Warwick students and offers professional advice on all aspects of student life.
  • Counselling Service: our free service gives you a chance to access professional counselling
  • Mental Health: our coordinators can support you with any problems
  • Disability Service Team: our team can offer confidential advice and guidance to make student life more accessible
  • Health Centre: based on central campus, you can register with this practice if you live in the catchment area
  • Chaplaincy: home to many of the universities religious groups and societies, and to the Anglican, Free Church, Roman Catholic, Jewish and Muslim chaplains. Students of all religions - or of none -are welcome socially and pastorally.
  • Security: our team operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to ensure a safe, secure and friendly environment for students, staff and visitors.

Get a flavour for life at Warwick with our latest video:

How will I get a job after studying here?

You'll be highly employable: 98% of our students get a job after study. We'll keep building our reputation and partnerships to help increase the value of your degree.

You can be assured in the knowledge that your future employers appreciate the calibre of a Warwick trainee.

You can target a senior role too, by taking our courses geared to advance your teaching expertise.

The quality of your education, along with our reputation, means that you’ll have the choice of schools in the local area after graduation.

Many of our trainee teachers are employed in the schools where they train. We'll advise and help you in any way we can.

The general University's careers and employability services are open to you too - take a look at one of their videos to get a taste for the advice they can offer: