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28 June 2018

The Advocacy and Group Dynamics module really intrigued me. Not only is it an interesting module but a module which has students reflect on most areas of the health and social care/policy institutions without even knowing it! Read more…

27 June 2018

Prior to starting your social work degree, you must first go through the dreaded, fear-fuelled process that is the interview. Just the thought of having to be interviewed may cause chills to ripple down your spine, but fear not! I have devised a handful of tips to hopefully assist… Read more…

21 June 2018

My journey onto the Social Policy course was not a journey I had ever imagined taking. When I left school in 1992, college and university were most definitely not on my radar. Read more…

4 June 2018

Quoting Robert Louis Stephenson ('There are no foreign lands. It is the traveller only who is foreign'), I would like to talk about my life as an international student. Read more…

8 March 2018

Social policy is a course which opens doors to a wide variety of sectors. This could include career pathways such as third sector (charity) organisations, teacher, housing adviser, social worker, youth worker, probation officer, working for the NHS, or being a community advocate. Read more…

8 March 2018

Being a proactive student means doing things out of your comfort zone, going beyond the ordinary, and really putting yourself out there with every opportunity worthwhile and meaningful to yourself during your time at university. This is all simply through experience! Read more…

18 January 2018

Hannah studied BA (Hons) Social Work and graduated in 2017. She's now working as a social worker for Essex County Council: read about her experiences. Read more…

9 January 2018

I would describe Social Policy as a course full of questions, assumptions and general curiosity, but also an interesting academic concept of learning and study. Read more…

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