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Support Network

Residential StaffWarwick is a close knit community so it's always easy to find someone to talk things over with. However, we recognise that there are times in everyone's university life when a little extra professional support may be helpful. So we have put in place a strong support network, to help you with an concerns - academic, personal, financial or practical.

Personal Tutors

Every student, undergraduate and postgraduate, has a personal tutor (sometimes, for postgraduates, a 'mentor) - a member of the academic staff in your department who is there to offer both academic and pastoral support.

More information on Personal Tutors

    Director of Student Support & Senior Tutor

    The Director of Student Support and the Senior Tutor work closely together to help students in times of need. If you need help or advice with an issue during your time at University, it is likely that one of them will be able to help you.

    Residential Life

    All students who have accommodation on campus are provided with an excellent network of support staff called the Residential Life Team. The Residential Life team work and live alongside students within the Halls of Residences and are there to look after the welfare of their student residents and to make sure everything runs smoothly.

    More information on the Residential Life Team

      Counselling Serivice

      The University Counselling Service provides an opportunity for all students at any level and at any time of study at the University of Warwick to access professional therapeutic counselling so that they may better develop and fulfil their personal, academic and professional potential.

      More information on the Counselling Service

        Students with Disabilities

        Warwick campus is accessible. Warwick’s Disability Service Team offers confidential individual advice, guidance and support and works closely with staff and students to create an accessible and inclusive teaching and learning environment. If you are thinking of applying to Warwick please contact Disability Services (email: to discuss your individual requirements or to arrange a campus visit to have a look at the facilities.

        More information on Disability Services

          Mental Health

          We are eager to ensure that students with mental health difficulties receive advice, information and support as needed to facilitate academic work and participation in University life. We have two mental health coordinators who are are available to meet with current and prospective students.

          More information on the Mental Health support

            Health Centre

            The campus based Health Centre has two general medical practices with male and female doctors and practice nurses. Student resident on campus or within the local catchment area can register with either practice.

            More information on the Health Centre

              Islamic Prayer Hall


              Situated at the heart of campus, the Chaplaincy is home to many of the universitys religious groups and societies, and to the Anglican, Free Church, Roman Catholic, Jewish and Muslim chaplains. The chaplains are delighted to welcome socially and pastorally students of all religions - or of none. There are regular sessions of public worship and private prayer for all denominations as well as many social events. Jewish students meet in the Chaplaincy for the Shabbat meal. Muslim students have a dedicated Islamic Prayer Hall on campus.

              More information on the Chaplaincy

                Student Advice Centre

                This is a free service run by the Students' Union for all Warwick students and offers professional advice on all aspects of student life. It also organises 'Nightline' - a confidential student support service that operates through the night: from 9pm to 9am you can ring 'Nightline' and talk to a traines student 'listener'.

                More information on the Student Advice Centre


                  Student Funding

                  The Student Funding team offers advice and guidance on all aspects of financial support. This includes government grants and loans and funding provided directly by the University. The team administers University hardship funds, including the Access to Learning Fund and scholarships and bursaries through the Warwick Undergraduate Aid Programme (WUAP).

                  More information on Student Funding


                    The University of Warwick is committed to ensuring as far as possible a safe, secure and friendly environment for students, staff and visitors, free from injury, personal threat, damage and theft. The security team operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

                    More information on Security


                      The Nursery

                      The University Nursery provides professional day care for around 50 children between 3 months and 5 years. Children are cared for by trained nursery nurses in a homely but structured environment where they are encouraged to socialise, explore and develop to their full potential. Priority in the allocation of places is given to the children of student parents, who may apply for help with nursery fees. Students can then concentrate on their studies knowing that their children ae happy and safe.

                      More information on the Nursery

                        As you can imagine, there is a huge demand for the places available and once you are in receipt of an offer from Warwick, you are advised to contact the nursery to make enquires immediately.

                        To do this, please see the University Nursery website or email the nursery manager, Debbie Castle: for more information.