Working together to make positive changes in people lives
Gareth Benjamin, graduate of BA (Hons) Social Work from Plymouth, reflects on his award-winning career as a social worker specialising in adult mental health
Social work and its role in tackling loneliness
Dr Sue Cook, Lecturer in Social Work, writes about the potential for social workers to make a difference to people experiencing social isolation and loneliness
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.
Social work placement with Help For Heroes Plymouth Recovery Centre catalyst for graduate career
MA Social Work student Melissa Carter secured a placement with Help for Heroes Plymouth Recovery Centre in her first year
Harrison Nash: Award-winning social work in South Africa
Award-winning social work in South Africa.
Lucinda Beattie – BA (Hons) Social Work graduate
Plymouth University - Lucinda Beattie talks to us about finding the necessary academic and social support at Plymouth University to encourage learning and development.
BA (Hons) Social Work - More information
Find out more information about the BA (Hons) Social Work degree at Plymouth University
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.
Health and social work - subject area funding
Find out more about what funding's available for health and social work courses at Plymouth University.