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A to Z of Useful Resources for Students

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Caring Responsibilities

Procedure for taking time off from studies (temporary withdrawal) in the case of family responsibilities. e.g. needing to care for family member or dependants

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Dignity at Warwick Student Complaints Reporting

How to submit feedback or report complaints to the University

Disability Services

Support services offered by Disability Services for students who have a disability or learning difficulty

Disability, Mental Health and Inclusion Policy for Students and Staff

This document outlines the University’s duties and policies, explaining the options available to students and staff with disabilities in seeking support or adjustments to their studying and working environment.

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Inspiring Women Seminar Series

A chance to meet senior professional female role models to hear personal stories of success, advice and inspiration

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LGBTUA+ Networks

Information and links for students and staff, to groups, contacts and resources engaging with LGBTUA+ issues

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Medical Leave

Information on students who wish to take temporary withdrawal from their studies because of medical reasons

Mental Health and Wellbeing Service

Information, support and resources available to students to support with mental health issues and improve wellbeing

Mentoring for Final Year Undergraduates

The department offers a mentoring scheme for 3rd year philosophy undergraduates who identify as members of underrepresented groups to empower students and boost their confidence.

Minorities in Philosophy (Global webpage)

Global page of the Minorities and Philosophy (MAP) network, which addresses and supports under-represented groups involvement in Philosophy, led by postgraduate students

Minorities in Philosophy UK (UK homepage)

UK homepage of the Minorities and Philosophy network

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PGR Leave Policies

Information on parental and other kinds of leave for postgraduate research students

Paternity Guidelines

Information on taking paternity leave (temporary withdrawal) from studies

Pregnancy and Maternity Leave

Information and guidelines for what to do if you become pregnant whilst studying and taking maternity leave from your course

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Residential Life Team

Information and contact details for the Residential Life Team, for issues arising in campus accommodation

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SPRINT Female Personal Development Programme (seperate programmes for UG and PG students)

Sprint is a personal development programme aimed at female undergraduates to help develop confidence, assertiveness and a range of skills including time management, networking, influencing and identifying core values.

SWIP Mentoring Scheme for Women (1st year PhD and upwards only)

The SWIP offer a mentoring scheme for female PhD students to provide support in what is a largely male dominated environment and to encourage women to continue within academia and to offer career development advice

Society for Women in Philosophy (SWIP)

Society for Women in Philosophy (SWIP) UK is an organisation of UK women in philosophy, including students and professionals, working within or outside academic departments to support women in Philosophy

Student Support

How to access support for non-academic issues, emotional/health issues and safety issues

Students Union Democracy

Information about officers, faculty and course reps, execs, elections and how to contribute ideas to improve the student community within the university.

Students Union Health and Well-being

Well-being information and resources provided by the Warwick Student Union

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University Counselling Services

Information on support available to students

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Warwick Pride Student Society

Warwick Pride is a Welfare, Campaigning and Social student society for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, undefined, aromantic and asexual (LGBTUA+) students

Welfare and Campaign Student Rep

Information on your current Students Union Welfare and Campaigns rep

Wellbeing Support Services

Links to information on disability services, mental health and wellbeing etc

Working Parents Network

This network offers the opportunity to meet with other working parents here at the University and is open to PhD students