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Student Parent Group @TUoS

Updated: Feb 8, 2021

Being a parent is rewarding but can be tough at the best of times and under the current circumstances, it can make juggling responsibilities very difficult. Meeting other parents in a similar situation can be a helpful way to feel supported and offer an opportunity to share and hear experiences about the highs and lows of being a student and a parent.

The Student Wellbeing Service is running an online student-parent peer support group for student parents from all faculties. The purpose of the group is to provide an informal space to connect with each other in a supportive and non-judgmental environment, with a focus on wellbeing. The sessions are facilitated by a trained Wellbeing Advisor who also has experience of being a parent.

The group will run once a month, on the last Tuesday of each month, at 1:00 pm for 45 minutes starting on Tuesday the 23rd of February. It will initially be offered as an online meet but with a view to moving to a face to face offer when we return to campus.

Please check out our events page to find out how to join us:

Best wishes

Emily Vickers

Student Wellbeing Advisors - Faculty of Social Sciences

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Apr 23, 2022


i only just found out about student parents. am i the only one here? or is this service no longer available ? i appreciate your reply

Student Wellbeing Service
Student Wellbeing Service
Oct 24, 2022
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We apologise for not seeing your comment sooner, we had not been alerted that your comment had been made. The parent and carer group relaunches tomorrow (25th Oct 2022) at 1:00pm and will continue at this time on the last Tuesday of every month. You are very welcome to join.

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