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Student Parents and Carers Network

The University of Adelaide Student Parents and Carers Network (SPCN) is a network of students who have children or dependents.

In order to be eligible to join the network, you must be a currently enrolled student at the University who has caregiving responsibilities for a child or dependent. For further information, please download our Terms of Reference.

  • Network Aims

    The aims of the Student Parent and Carers Network are:

    • to increase visibility and awareness of Student Parent and Carer experiences within the University of Adelaide community
    • to provide a platform through which Student Parents and Carers can connect with one another in ways that suit their needs and availability
    • Provide a centralised online space for relevant support information

    NB: SPCN members are not expected or obligated to provide support to student parents or carers and there is no training involved in becoming a network member.

  • Members
    • Name, Program
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    • Name, Program
  • SPCN Project Team

    If you would like more information on the SPCN, please feel free to contact one of the members of our project team:

  • Support for Parents and Carers at the University

    The University of Adelaide recognises that juggling study with caregiving responsibilities involves some unique challenges. The project team is currently compiling a list of all relevant support services and resources to help you thrive at university. If you have any questions about, or recommendations for, this section, please contact our Team Lead, Elisabeth Cobos.

Join the Network

Are you a parent, or do you have caregiving responsibilities, and want to join our network? Please fill in the form below to add your name to our Members section.

 Application Form
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Personal Details

Member Agreement

Please confirm that you have read and understood the Terms of Reference outlined above

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