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22 March 2021

Tuesday 16 March 2021 was World Social Work Day - an opportunity to celebrate social work - and this year's theme was Ubuntu: I am because we are. The team at ARU made sure it was a day to remember. Read more…

9 February 2021

Given the year it has been with the Covid-19 pandemic, I thought it was time to write a blog on how its going during trimester two in lockdown. For context I am sharing with you my own circumstances, my husband and I live with our four children in Essex… Read more…

4 January 2021

So, you’ve worked hard to get the results you need to meet the requirements for the Social Work degree, you’ve smashed out an awesome personal statement and made it to interview for the Social work degree at ARU, what should you expect? how do you prepare? What will the interview be like… 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…

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…

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