Who to contact for information and support
There are various sources of student support and guidance available to you within the Department and the University.
As an Undergraduate Economics student, the one that you might find most easily accessible is the pastoral care system within the Department.
Your first point of call for most initial enquiries is the Undergraduate Office, which is located in room S0.98, Social Sciences, headed by the Undergraduate Teaching and Learning Manager and coordinated by the UG Coordinator Ann Simper. The UG Office also have overall responsibility of:
Co-ordinating undergraduate courses and modules
Administrative and clerical support for undergraduate courses and modules, including handling student materials such as handbooks and coursework
Operation of the Personal Tutor System
Timetabling of classes and room allocation
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Get in touch
Staff in the Undergraduate Office may be contacted on:T: +44 (0) 24 765 23933
E: economics dot ugoffice at warwick dot ac dot uk
or in person by calling at room S0.98.
Your Personal Tutor
Each student is allocated a Personal Tutor (PT), who is the member of academic staff to whom the you can turn for advice regarding academic matters. New students can find out who has been assigned as their personal tutor on Tabula.
Your personal tutor can also signpost you to more appropriate sources of personal support and guidance within the University.
Year One Tutors
The Year Tutors work with the Directors of Academic and Pastoral Support, under the guidance of the Director of Undergraduate Studies, Professor Elizabeth Jones. Dr Alexander Dobson has the responsibility to:
Meet with students who are experiencing personal/health problems and advise them on the sources of support available to them inside the Department and the University.
Advise students with problems on Departmental rules and regulations.
Advise students in their year cohort who wish to pursue the option of taking Temporary Withdrawal.
Review students with poor attendance or study records.
Directors of Academic Pastoral Support
The Director of Undergraduate Studies
Professor Elizabeth Jones is responsible for overall implementation of the Department’s academic policies in relation to undergraduate teaching and is also responsible for making decisions or recommendations in cases involving individual undergraduate students. Professor Elizabeth Jones is supported in her role by the Deputy Director of Undergraduate Studies, Dr Stefania Paredes Fuentes.
Student Support Services (University Wide)
Student Support acts as a hub for all the different support services available on campus. The Student Support team often see students who have a problem or difficulty, but aren’t quite sure where to turn to for help in the first instance.
They offer help and guidance, and if appropriate, signpost students to more specialist services within the University or externally.