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Warwick offers a wide range of pastoral, academic and financial support for students who come to study here. My name is Baljit and I am the named contact for care experienced young people at the University so that you have a single point of contact both before you get here and during your studies. I will offer you one-to-one support throughout your application and enrolment process, and then during your studies at the University. 

Definitions of care status:

Care experienced: this means that you have been looked after for at least 3 months at any point in your childhood

Care leaver: this means that you are care experienced and that you were in the care of your local authority for at least 13 weeks at any time since the age of 14, and were in care on your 16th birthday

This care may have been provided in many different settings, including living with foster carers;  living in a residential children's home; being looked after at home under a supervision order; living with relatives under a guardianship agreement

If you are under 19, have left care and have been living independently, we can also offer you additional support 

So I can ensure you receive the support available to you at Warwick, please complete the form below.

Have you spent time in local authority care? (required)
Please select one of the following that reflects your care experience (required)

You will need to be able to provide evidence to support your circumstances – a signed letter or email from your Social Worker or Personal Advisor confirming you have been in care prior to taking up your place at Warwick or evidence that you have been in receipt of Income Support and Housing Benefit during your post-16 education

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The University of Warwick collects and uses the personal data provided in this form for informative purposes. If you complete this form, we will be able to contact you with information that you have requested, and relevant information about the support available at the University. Your contact information may therefore be shared with relevant colleagues from Admissions, Welfare, Accommodation, Careers & Skills, Student Funding and Disability Services within the University of Warwick. Your information will be stored so that if you are successful in your application, we can contact you to offer ongoing information, advise, and guidance. All data will be held securely and in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation. For further information regarding how your information is held, your rights to access information we hold about you, how to update us on any changes to your details or to withdraw your consent for your data to be used for the purposes outlined above then please contact: outreach@warwick.ac.uk

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Care Leaver Contact:

Baljit Gill
Widening Participation Manager
Phone: 02476 574051
Email: B.Gill.2@warwick.ac.uk

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