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Wardennial Services Introduction

Each undergraduate hall of residence has a live-in wardennial team, consisting of a Warden and a team of Assistant Wardens. The wardennial team is tasked with working with residents, the hall committee and the residential services team to build a strong and supportive community and hall identity. The team actively encourages residents to join in and feel part of the hall and works with residents and the hall committee to organise events such as game nights, film nights, activities, balls and trips.

The Warden and Assistant Wardens provide out-of-hours contact and support as well as links to day-time support services. They are a first point of contact if a health crisis occurs, if a student is in distress, or is experiencing difficulties. Their role is one of a mentor, adviser and supporter for all the residents within the hall.

Wardens and Assistant Wardens undergo regular training and are qualified to provide basic first aid.

While students are in residence a member of the wardennial team is on duty between 7pm and 8am Monday to Friday and between 2pm and 8am on Saturday and Sunday. Each team also offers daily drop-in sessions - details are available on each residence's web page.

The wardennial team is a part of Student Services and report to Dr Penny Turnbull, Assistant Director of Student Services, Eden Court, The Scores - telephone (01334 46)2720, email pt28@st-andrews.ac.uk, or contact the ASC (Advice and Support Centre), 79 North Street - telephone (01334 46)2020, email theasc@st-andrews.ac.uk.