FOI: bereavement services

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Dear Uxbridge College,

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
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Yours faithfully,

Poppy Damon

Uxbridge Enquiries, Uxbridge College

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Dear Uxbridge College,

We have sent you an FOI request. Can you please confirm if you have received this?

Yours faithfully,

Poppy Damon

Uxbridge Enquiries, Uxbridge College

Dear Poppy,

Your FOI would have been forwarded to the relevant department.
This email address is accessed by a team of staff, so I am unable to confirm whether we did actually receive it.

Could you advise on the nature of the enquiry?

Kindest regards,
Christine Wardlaw
Information Advisor
Uxbridge College| Uxbridge College | Uxbridge Campus, Park Road, Uxbridge, UB8 1NQ |
Tel: 01895 853336| [Uxbridge College request email] | www.uxbridgecollege.ac.uk

A merger between Uxbridge College & Harrow College
www.hcuc.ac.uk

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Dear Uxbridge Enquiries,

It is in regards to bereavement services.

Yours sincerely,

Poppy Damon