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Parents and Carers Networks

Parents and Carers Networks

Our Parents and Carers Networks are supported by the Parents and Carers Network Committee, chaired by VCEG Champion for Parents and Carers, Professor Dan Charman. They are open to all staff and postgraduate students. For further information, or if you have any suggestions or questions, please contact the EDI team.

Parents and Carers Network (Exeter)

The Parents and Carers Network for Exeter-based colleagues has a Teams site to keep colleagues connected and hosts monthly coffee breaks. These are informal drop-in sessions for colleagues with caring responsibilities, providing a space to catch-up and discuss relevant issues. To join the Teams site and receive invites to the monthly coffee break, please contact a member of the EDI team.

Parents and Carers Network (Cornwall)

The Parents and Carers Network for Cornwall-based colleagues has a Teams site to keep colleagues connected and hosts monthly coffee breaks. These are informal drop-in sessions for colleagues with caring responsibilities, providing a space to catch-up and discuss relevant issues. The Network is open to all colleagues based on the Cornwall campuses, including staff from FX Plus and The Students' Union. To join the Teams site and receive invites to the monthly coffee break, please contact a member of the EDI team or Dr Laura Kelley.

Support for Carers

Please visit our dedicated webpage for more information, guidance and support for all staff with caring responsibilities.

Undergraduate Students

The Students' Guild offers a range of support for student parents and carers. For more information, please visit their website

Resources

  • For more information about our family-friendly policies, different types of leave and childcare facilities, please visit our dedicated Parents and Carers webpages.