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Families and Carers

Returning Carers Fund supports those who have taken a break for caring responsibilities to re-establish their research careers.

The University offers a range of supportive initiatives to help carers whoever they are caring for.

My Family Care is a University benefit for all employees that offers access to emergency back-up childcare and adultcare, a ‘speak to an expert’ phone line, and a wide range of guides and webinars through a website called the Work + Family space.

Family leave support for staff and students:

For staff: Guidance on family leave including maternity leave, paternity leave, adoption leave, shared parental leave, unpaid parental leave and fertility treatment leave.

For students: The University of Oxford offers a comprehensive range of childcare options and provision for families, as well as support to help you settle in and get the most out of your studies.