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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 Resolution Pathway

How to submit feedback or complaints to the University of Warwick

Disability Policy for Students

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

Disability Services

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

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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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LGBT Contacts Scheme

The contacts scheme is run by the LGBT Staff Network Group and is aimed at staff and postgraduates who would like to discuss LGBT-related issues in an informal and confidential environment.

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Maternity Leave Policy and Guidelines for Students

If you become pregnant or are breastfeeding your baby while you are a student at the University of Warwick this document will provide you with information on where to seek advice about your health, the health of your child and the management of your course of study and what support is available to you.

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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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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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 encourage women to continue within philosophy academia and offer advice on career development opportunities

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.

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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 student 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