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22nd November 2017
THE challenges faced by children dealing with death or a bereavement in their family were discussed at a national conference hosted at the University of Chichester. Nearly 100 practitioners working with or supporting children facing life-shortening illnesses, their own death, or who have lost a...
3rd November 2017
THE increasingly complex and sensitive nature of social work is the subject of a new book by two lecturers from the University of Chichester. Academics Christopher Smethurst and Kish Bhatti-Sinclair, of the Department of Childhood, Social Work, and Social Care, seek to guide social care...
4th October 2017
  THE subject of children facing death or a bereavement in their family will be discussed at the University of Chichester next month. A conference, on Friday 20 October, will explore how young people cope with terminal illness based on assessments by researchers and leading organisations and...
14th August 2017
The results of the National Student Survey have once again proved that the University of Chichester is one of the best in the sector for student satisfaction. Overall satisfaction is 87 per cent, three per cent above the national average, and Chichester is ranked inside the top 40 of all higher...
22nd June 2017
The University of Chichester has been awarded Silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The Silver award recognises that we consistently deliver high quality teaching, learning and outcomes for our students and consistently exceed rigorous national quality requirements for UK higher...
11th September 2016
AN understanding of death is at the heart of social work practice through direct interaction with the dying and their families, encountering bereaved service users, and with the risk of death across safeguarding procedures for children and adults. It was this topic on 6 September that saw the first...
21st September 2015
Influential figures from the world of arts, sport, and education are to be recognised for the contributions to their fields with prestigious accolades from the University of Chichester. They will each receive honorary doctorates and have been chosen to join the University’s community as their...
15th May 2015
A SERIES of bursaries are being offered to students for a chance to undertake a PhD at the University of Chichester. As many as ten studentships, worth £13,000 annually for three years, are available for those aiming to complete a doctorate within one of seven research areas. This includes English...
15th April 2015
NEW research detailing how childhood experiences influence the development of the brain has been collated in a book by two Chichester authors. Child Development and the Brain has been written by Reader in Psychology Dr Esther Burkitt and counsellor Rob Abbott after years of study at the University...
14th April 2015
AN EVENT highlighting mental health in schools is being held at the University of Chichester this month. The institution’s annual Special Educational Needs and Disability conference, which takes place from 10am to 4pm on Thursday 21 May, will include insights from keynote speaker Professor Richard...

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