Four from University make finals of Social Worker of the Year Awards
A postgraduate in the Institute of Education and three Social Work graduates have been shortlisted for this year’s Social Worker of the Year Awards.
Making a difference for refugees – meet the founder of the life-changing Plymouth programme START
On International Women’s Day 2018, 8 March, Avril Bellinger will share her story, and says success of any size can come from asking the simple question ‘What can I do to help?’
Postgraduate student sets up café dedicated to mental health and social inclusion
Dave Breen, an MA Social Work student on placement with children’s charity Barnardo’s, has led a project to set up Plymouth’s first mental health and social inclusion community café – and everyone is welcome.
Conference to educate in digital safety and wellbeing
Plymouth University news: Experts will be gathering next month to discuss digital safety in social care, health and education settings.
University joins forces with Help for Heroes Recovery Centre
Plymouth University news: University has launched a collaboration with Help for Heroes’ Plymouth Recovery Centre to offer outstanding learning opportunities to students and wounded serving and veteran forces personnel.
Social work graduate to receive British Citizen Award for charity work in South Africa
Plymouth University news: A Plymouth University graduate who has devoted the past eight years to helping vulnerable and traumatised children in South Africa has been nominated for a national honour
"Social work needs more engagement, not a fast track scheme"
Plymouth University news: Fast track learning will not improve social work retention rates – but engagement with the job will, says University academic, Di Galpin.