Students, staff and sixth formers in a packed lecture theatre listened in awe as Mindu Hornick spoke about her traumatic experiences in Auschwitz, as part of the University’s Holocaust Memorial event. Having already been forcibly removed from her home, and seen her father sent off to dig trenches for the Germans, Mindu was sent to … Continue reading The POWER of WORDS
Below you will find a downloadable, printable copy of the Student Services Newsletter containing all our recent news. Review of Semester One 2017-18 Download PDF
Have you heard about the “Ask for Angela” campaign? Lucy Sandwell, the Student Community Wellbeing Service Manager, in collaboration with Worcester City Council and Night Safe, has launched the Ask for Angela campaign in venues in Worcester City Centre and the SU’s Hangar, as part of the Safer Worcester Partnership. The Ask for Angela campaign … Continue reading “Ask for Angela” Campaign
The Careers & Employability Service is delighted to introduce their brand new and improved website! You can still find us by visiting http://www.worc.ac.uk/careers or we are also linked to the Staff Portal. Our goal was to provide our students with a dynamic, easier and more appealing way to engage with the services offered by the … Continue reading Careers & Employability website
This Employability award offered by the Careers Service has become very popular, and last year we saw over 250 students completing an award! In this interview we find out more from Misha Kenhard, who took part during her first year studying Early Childhood Professional Practice. What made you decide to do the Worcester Award? I … Continue reading Worcester Award
We are very pleased to announce the launch of our new firstpoint website which you can access at:- http://www.worcester.ac.uk/firstpoint Students can also find a link on their MyDay page. firstpoint identified a need to create a website with the focus on current students and staff, alongside existing webpages which were designed for applicants. We wanted … Continue reading firstpoint has launched a new website!
The University displayed a Christmas tree in the Cathedral cloisters, as part of the Christmas Tree Festival. The tree was decorated by students with the theme, ‘Peace of Mind’ which was initiated by the Student Wellbeing Champions as part of the University’s Health & Wellbeing activities. The origami doves carry messages of hope and reflection … Continue reading ‘Peace of Mind’ Christmas Tree
On the 16th and 17th September we welcomed 1800 Students to the University of Worcester, as the new academic year began. The feedback from students, parents and supporters was overwhelmingly positive, which reflects the effort and commitment from everyone involved in making the weekend a success. The warm welcome continued throughout the week as ‘Fancy … Continue reading Welcome Week 2017
Tales of the Unexpected - Jeannie Warmington, considers the complexities of her work at the frontline of Student Services.