Dear Teesside University,

I am e-mailing to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

If you have any questions or need clarification to complete my request, I would be grateful if you could contact me prior to the deadline of 20 working days from receiving my request.

I’m looking for information regarding the bereavement services which are available in your university or college. Please could you answer the following:

+Do you offer special provisions for counselling services for students specific to bereavement? Y/N
+Do you offer any support or counselling services for students? Y/N
+Do you have an institution wide policy/guidance regarding caring for students following a bereavement? Y/N
+Do your policies or practices exclusively relate to support for students who have lost parents or does your support factor in other forms of bereavement, such as losing a sibling?
+Can you tell me what special provision you have for offering extensions and academic breaks in study after a bereavement?
+How much money did you allocate to counselling and support services for bereavement per year (Jan 2016-Jan 2019)?
+If you feel you would like to offer an opinion, would you say your institution feels you are offered enough from the Government in order to support students who have experienced bereavement while studying?

I understand that under the Act, I should be entitled to a response within 20 working days. I would be grateful if you could confirm via e-mail that you have received this request.

Regards,
Georgia Coan + Poppy Damon
07949 434 136

Yours faithfully,

Poppy Damon

Information Legislation, Teesside University

Dear Poppy

We acknowledge receipt of your request for information as below.

Your request is being processed in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000, under our reference number 19136. That Act requires that the response to your request is sent within 20 working days following receipt, subject to any clarification that may be necessary. Whilst we will endeavour to provide our response as soon as possible, it will be issued in accordance with the Act no later than 1 August 2019.

If you have any queries in the meantime, please contact us at [Teesside University request email]

Yours faithfully
Information Governance Team

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Dear Teesside University,

 

I am e-mailing to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act
2000.

 

If you have any questions or need clarification to complete my request, I
would be grateful if you could contact me prior to the deadline of 20
working days from receiving my request.

 

I’m looking for information regarding the bereavement services which are
available in your university or college. Please could you answer the
following:

 

+Do you offer special provisions for counselling services for students

+specific to bereavement? Y/N Do you offer any support or counselling

+services for students? Y/N Do you have an institution  wide

+policy/guidance regarding caring for students following a bereavement?
Y/N Do your policies or practices exclusively relate to support for
students who have lost parents or does your support factor in other forms
of bereavement, such as losing a sibling?

+Can you tell me what special provision you have for offering extensions
and academic breaks in study after a bereavement?

+How much money did you allocate to counselling and support services for
bereavement per year (Jan 2016-Jan 2019)?

+If you feel you would like to offer an opinion, would you say your
institution feels you are offered enough from the Government in order to
support students who have experienced bereavement while studying?

 

I understand that under the Act, I should be entitled to a response within
20 working days. I would be grateful if you could confirm via e-mail that
you have received this request.

 

Regards,

Georgia Coan + Poppy Damon

07949 434 136

 

Yours faithfully,

 

Poppy Damon

 

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