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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…

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…

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…

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…

3 August 2016

James is a 4th year social work student on the BA Social Work (Part-time) in Peterborough. In this blog, he shares his recent experience of volunteering for the charity Love Support Unite in Malawi. Read more…

19 October 2015

So, you’ve made it through year one, attended all your ARDP days and passed the assessment. You are now deemed eligible to be sent out into the world to work with real live service users. Read more…

29 September 2015

So, you’ve made it through year one, attended all your ARDP days and passed the assessment. You are now deemed eligible to be sent out into the world to work with real live service users. Read more…

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