News in the School of Social Policy

This is the latest news from the School of Social Policy, its Departments and Research Centres.

News

NHS Management Training Scheme voted UK's most popular graduate scheme by the Guardian and by 27,000 students

Description
HSMC provides the educational component of the NHS Management Training Scheme (MTS) - voted the UK's most popular scheme in 2014-15 by over 27,000 students in The Guardian's annual UK 300 survey.
Date:
01/10/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

The University of Birmingham celebrates its best ever performance in the National Student Survey

The University of Birmingham celebrates its best ever performance in the National Student Survey
Description
The National Student Survey (NSS) has awarded the University of Birmingham an overall satisfaction mark of 89%, up from 88% for the past two years and a rise of five places among Russell Group institutions.
Date:
12/08/2014
Categories:
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching, Vice Chancellor

2nd Public Service Academy Speed Networking Employability Event - 26 February 2014

Description
After the success of last year's Public Service Academy Employability Event, the Schools of Government and Society and Social Policy, in conjunction with the Public Service Academy (PSA) and the College of Social Science Careers Network, held its second employability event on 26 February 2014.
Date:
28/04/2014
Categories:
Alumni, Social Sciences, Students

Government Workshop with Baroness Warsi

Description
Students from the 'Doing of Not Doing God: religion, policy and politics' third year Social Policy undergraduate module were given the opportunity to meet and hear Baroness Sayeeda Warsi speak about the role and relevance of different religious communities in the city of Birmingham.
Date:
31/03/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences, Students

Graduate Internship: Amy Davenport, Health Exchange (2014)

Description
Amy studied BA Social Policy and graduated in 2013. Whilst she was studying she also made the most of her time by working for her department and the university in a number of different capabilities. This ranged from supporting staff at open days and applicant visit days, leading tours and working for the marketing department, encouraging potential students to apply to UoB.
Date:
30/01/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students

Enhance your career prospects with a PhD suitable for all aspects of social work, social policy and practice

Description
Study our new Doctor of Social Work, designed for those involved in all aspects of social work, social policy and practice in a wide range of settings, including government, voluntary organisations, community-based projects, management, education, social care, health care, probation and user groups, as paid workers or volunteers.
Date:
29/01/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences, Students

NHS Management Training Scheme named as top 10 graduate employer

Description
The NHS graduate management training scheme, jointly awarded by the Health Services Management Centre (HSMC) and Manchester Business School (MBS), has once again been recognised as one of the country's most popular graduate training schemes, appearing in the top ten of the latest issue of The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers.
Date:
20/01/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students

What service integration looks like from Melbourne

What service integration looks like from Melbourne
Description
One student's experience of travelling from the University of Melbourne to undertake a five-day intensive public management subject as part of her master's degree. Over the course of the week, she felt incredibly fortunate to hear from an amazing array of guest speakers from the Health Services Management Centre and the Institute of Local Government Studies at the University of Birmingham, as well as Birmingham City Council.
Date:
08/01/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students
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