Published: 11 August 2008 at 13:19
University and colleges agree to new health and social care progression accords
Anglia Ruskin University is introducing new Progression Accords between its Faculty of Health & Social Care (FHSC) and local Colleges of Further Education throughout Essex and Cambridgeshire. The announcement has been made in the run up to the Faculty’s next Open Day, in October, which will see students from local colleges visit the new state of the art facilities at the William Harvey Building, Rivermead Campus, Chelmsford, to get a taste for the many health and social care courses available.
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Representatives from Colchester Institute, Braintree College, Chelmsford College, SEEVIC and Palmers College will sign Accords with the Faculty of Health & Social Care that will enable students studying vocation courses to progress to professional courses at Anglia Ruskin University. Similar Accords are being set up with Cambridge Regional College, Huntingdon Regional College, Peterborough Regional College, College of West Anglia and Long Road Sixth Form College.
This development will enable the colleges and Anglia Ruskin University to strengthen the relationship between Faculties and Departments. David Humber, Pro-Vice Chancellor and Dean of the Faculty of Health & Social Care welcomes the Accords, saying:
Ruth Jackson, Associate Dean Academic & Partnership Development, also awaits the Accords, in anticipation, saying:
Stewart Thomson, MOVE Director for Health and Social Care said:
The Faculty of Health & Social Care at Anglia Ruskin University has a purposeful and dynamic vision to improve the health and social care of the individuals and communities of Cambridgeshire and Essex through high quality education, research and consultancy. It offers a wide range of courses including Nursing and Midwifery, and Primary and Social Care. With over 8,000 students, and a budget of over £28m, it is now the largest graduate provider of health education in the East of England.
The forthcoming Open Day at Anglia Ruskin University is on 11 October. It is open to anyone interested in further education study, and members of their family, from 10.00am until 3.00pm. For further information call 0845 271 3333 or visit www.anglia.ac.uk/opendays.