The Department supports staff members and students who have family responsibilities and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for everyone.
Information for staff
For information and guidance on various policies and support available in the Department and within the University:
Leave in special circumstances, e.g., bereavement, compassionate circumstances, domestic emergencies (University regulation)
Information for students
The Department of Politics and the University of York are committed to the support and fair treatment of students during pregnancy, maternity, paternity, the process of adoption and whilst breastfeeding. The University has introduced a set of policies enabling students who have parental responsibilities to continue their studies and be supported during their time in York.
Learn more about he University policy regarding students with parental responsibilities.
Information for staff and students
The City of York offers different options for childcare, such as childminders, nurseries and breakfast clubs. Find out more about City of York childcare options.