Student Parents and Carers Society

University College London (UCL)

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We welcome all student parents and carers to this¬†society, formed in November 2020, with an aim to bring the community of students with caring responsibilities (SCR) together. It is a safe and supportive space to discuss common concerns and share valuable information on matters that concern this community. We organize social gatherings, interesting events¬† and useful webinars¬†(check out the Events tag above) on topics such as student-life as a carer, parenting, childcare, financial and time management.Our committee:¬†President/SU Officer for SCR:¬† Ahsana Parammal VatteriTreasurer: Sharon VinceWelfare Officer: Maryam BandukdaActivities Officer: Louise Saukila¬†¬†We¬†organize¬†virtual informal gatherings every month throughout this Pandemic, and we look forward to meeting you at in-person events when the situations permit.¬†Check out our Facebook group and this space for updates on upcoming events. In¬†addition to organizing interesting events, we also work towards improving student-life at UCL as a carer, by campaigning for an inclusive policy and better childcare facilities. The society has become an active space of interaction through social media platform to bring up issues¬†addressed by¬†students¬†in this difficult circumstances brought by Covid-19. Check these useful links for specific Covid-19 advice from¬†UCL¬†and the¬†SU¬†Officer.We look forward to welcoming you to this society. If you are a parent or carer pursuing a Programme at UCL, do join the Society to stay connected and updated!¬†¬†Useful linksUCL Webpages for Student parents, Students with families, SCRSU Webpage for SCRAnnouncements/Blogs¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Competition WinnersUCL-wide policy proposal¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Burns' Night Poetry¬†Childcare scoping-SU Postgraduate Students Officer¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† Christmas eventsSU Officer's COIVD-19 update¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Halloween CostumeUCL's Winter break advice for SCR¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Easter craftFunding opportunitiesFPHS Faculty Carers Fund-deadline 26 February 2021FBS PhD Carers' fund applicationMAPS Carer's Fund during CovidUCL Financial Assistance¬†Fund¬†Resources from past webinarsHow UCL is supporting students carers through the Pandemic¬†(video recording)Childcare and schools in EnglandManaging money: for student carersStudying and caring at¬†home_Jessica Chivers¬†Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much‚Äď Helen Keller
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