Parents' and Carers' network

We are committed to ensuring the University is a flexible and family friendly organisation and we are currently reviewing and re-launching our parents and carers network. Watch this page for further updates. If you would like to get involved or feedback any comments please do contact us at ParentsAndCarers.

Parents and Carers Upcoming event

The next event will be held on Wednesday 30 january 2019 12-1pm in Seminar room 5, The Forum, Streatham  Campus. 

We will be welcoming the following speakers:

Justin Dillon - Professor of Science and Environmental Education

Talking about why learning outside the classroom is so important.


Kathrine Fitzpatrick - Peninsula Cerebra Research Unit for Childhood Disability Research

Talking about the Healthy Parent Carers Programme, which provides information about simple steps that parent carers can take every day to improve their health and wellbeing.

Places at this event can be booked using eventbrite

If you have any suggestions or requests for events please do suggest them by emailing ParentsAndCarers.

The original forum is still live, although currently not very active. However, if you wish to post any questions please do. We are sure there are plenty of staff members who would be happy to help. 

Online forum for staff and postgraduate students

The University’s Parents’ and Carers’ Network is an informal support system for all staff and postgraduate students.

Our online forum can be accessed here: http://vle.exeter.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=4195.

You will need to use your University username and password and also be enrolled to access the pages (go to https://utils.exeter.ac.uk/vle/selfenrol/ to enrol).

If you have any problems with the online forum, please contact ParentsAndCarers.

Volunteer

If you would like to volunteer to get involved with the Parents' and Carers' Network please contact ParentsAndCarers.

For undergraduates

The Guild has a group specifically for supporting student parents. For further information please visit: http://www.exeterguild.com/advice/studentparents/.