Parents' and Carers' network

Looking for babysitters or care services? Got any tips on good local nurseries, healthcare services or childminders? Want to give your children’s old toys or clothes to a good home?

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:

You will need to use your University username and password and also be enrolled to access the pages (go to to enrol).

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


If you would like to volunteer to be a Budd-E or get involved with the Parents' and Carers' Network please contact ParentsAndCarers.

Upcoming events

We will be organising events in the coming months. Please contact ParentsAndCarers for further information.

For undergraduates

The Guild has a group specifically for supporting student parents. For further information please visit:

You may be interested in the support provided from Student Wellbeing in Exeter and the Student Support based at the Penryn site.