Parents@TUOS coffee mornings

The Parents@TUOS network will hold quarterly coffee mornings to discuss different specific themes of interest to members of the group. These coffee morning events are open to anyone within the University. They will last no more than 90 minutes and tea and coffee will be provided.

Upcoming coffee mornings are scheduled for:

  • Friday 15 June 2018
  • Tuesday 11 September 2018

Suggestions for themes are always welcomed so please contact Louise Preston ( if you have any ideas.

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Parents@TUOS Coffee Morning - Support for Parents

Friday 15 June 2018 // 11:00am – 12:30pm // ADB-A225 (BMS Conference Room) Alfred Denny Building

Tea/coffee and cakes provided

You will have the opportunity to find out about all the support available for parents at the University, information about parental leave policies and procedures, or to simply meet other parents working and studying at the University of Sheffield, share your experiences and network over a coffee and cake.

We will have colleagues on hand to provide information and advice on the following:

  • Active Kids
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Parental leave policies and procedures
  • Staff helpline
  • Students Union Nursery
  • Women Academic Returners’ Programme

Quarterly coffee mornings are for men and women (from all staff categories in both the Faculties and professional services and postgraduate researchers) at the University who have families, or are about to start a family, or are thinking about having children in the future.

This aims of the Parents@TUOS Network are:

  • To be a conduit for information
  • To support all staff and students through career breaks
  • To share best practice and ‘how to’ tips

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