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Warwick Nightline wins Award

nightlineCongratulations to Warwick Nightline! At the Nightline Association conference at the beginning of April in Durham, Warwick Nightline was declared Nightline of the Year in recognition of their exceptional work over the last academic year in which they supported hundreds of students; developed a comprehensive policy book outlining their operating procedures to ensure a consistent and professional service; achieved Good Practice Guidelines accreditation; and introduced a Steering Committee comprised of their most experienced members to assist in the future development of Warwick Nightline.Nightline Association promotes, supports and develops Nightlines across the UK and Ireland.

Charity Development Manager, Mags Godderidge said:

The awards ceremony recognises the exceptional dedication, commitment and success of our specially trained student volunteers who selflessly give their time to offer through-the-night support to other students. We are incredibly proud of all of them and their achievements”.

Over 2,100 students volunteer with Nightline whilst at university and the conference was attended by 100 volunteers from 32 Nightlines. The Nightline Association is a student-led charity that provides support to 36 Nightlines covering over 90 universities and colleges in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Shirley Crookes,Head of Student Support, said:

This is a great achievement for Warwick Nightline and just reward for the hard work put in to the service particularly by the coordinators. Nightline provides an anonymous and confidential through-the-night listening and information service which is managed and delivered by students for students during term time.It is an integral part of the welfare provision here at the university”.

For more information about Warwick Nightline and the work they do visit their website or e-mail them at nightline at warwick dot ac dot uk dot .