Dear University of West London,

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

Data Requests, University of West London

Dear Poppy Damon

We received your request under the Freedom Of Information Act, thank you.

We aim to respond to your request within 20 university working days. You will be informed of the reasons if the reply cannot be given on time.

Kind regards

Jolanta Kaupaitiene
Senior Complaints and Compliance Officer
 [email address] |  +44(0)208 231 2957
 University of West London, WK.03.007, St Mary’s Road, Ealing, London W5 5RF

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Data Requests, University of West London

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Dear Poppy Damon

Please find attached a response to your request under the FOIA.

Kind regards

Jolanta Kaupaitiene
Senior Complaints and Compliance Officer
[email address] |  +44(0)208 231 2957
University of West London, WK.03.007, St Mary’s Road, Ealing, London W5 5RF

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