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Volunteers wanted for student research project

One of our 4th year students is looking for volunteers to participate in their research project on personal development groups. A great opportunity to get some first hand experience of research in action!

Tue 04 December 2018, 18:52

BBC Radio 4: The New Age of Consent

Actress and broadcaster Jameela Jamil tackles on what consent in sex and relationships should look like in a modern, digital world.

Tue 25 September 2018, 10:29

The Black, African and Asian Therapy Network

Useful resources and reading lists available ....

Fri 22 June 2018, 13:58

The Person-Centred Approach around the World

Human Universals and Cultural Particularities
A talk and discussion with Colin Lago
Purley Chase Centre, Warwickshire
On Friday 15th June 2018, 1.30pm
Cost £49.00 (Student Rate £30)

Tue 15 May 2018, 12:33

BBC Radio 4 One to One:

Jay Brave and Kelechi Okafor discuss what it means to identy as 'black' in Britain today...

Broadcast 20/02/18 9.30am BBC Radio 4

Tue 20 February 2018, 10:46

BBC Radio 4: A Culture of Encounter

An interesting programme looking at ways in which we encounter, or don't enounter each other...

Wed 22 November 2017, 20:12

All in the Mind - unconscious bias

Claudia Hammond hosts a special edition on unconscious bias - when our minds make snap judgments about other people without us even realising it. ...The whole point is that we don't even know it's happening. ...Could a greater awareness and a practical approach help to overcome this common hurdle at work?

Wed 17 May 2017, 15:14


MindEd has moved to the e-Learning for Healthcare hub at

If you're not familiar with this, it's a free programme of online training designed for professionals working with child mental health. There's a section (Counselling MindEd) designed in conjunction with BACP specifically aimed at counsellors who are working with children. If you are working with children or young people, or interested in doing so, we'd recommend you take a look.

Tue 04 April 2017, 14:24

Feedback survey

Please let us know how you're feeling about your experiences of the course this year by filling in the feedback survey linked from your course page. Submissions close on 20th March; we'd really like to know what you think.

Remember if you've got any concerns about the course or your experience at university, you can always talk to any of your tutors.

Thu 16 February 2017, 12:16

BAPCA Conference

British Association for the Person-Centred Approach are holding their bi-annual conference in Shropshire this summer.

Wed 08 February 2017, 10:10


Minutes from the last SSLC meeting are now available on the SSLC pages in the course handbook.

Wed 18 January 2017, 16:24

Peter Bazalgette on Empathy

An interesting interview with primatologist Frans de Waal on how our own evolutionary history suggests a deep-rooted propensity, both emotional and cognitive, for feeling the emotions of others.

Thu 08 December 2016, 12:17

Disability awareness training

19 November, Coventry. Organised by local BAPCA group.

Mon 07 November 2016, 08:10

BBC Radio4 Reith Lectures - Mistaken Identities

Philosopher and cultural theorist Kwame Anthony Appiah is giving the Reith lectures on the nature of identity.

Tue 18 October 2016, 16:34

New resource for students with dyslexia

Student Careers and Skills in collaboration with Wellbeing Support Services hav produced a new writing course for students who have dyslexia.

Tue 11 October 2016, 20:26

IT Autumn 2016 Training schedule now available

Remember that IT Services Training Team run a programme of taught courses throughout each term, so if you want to update your IT skills check out their new training programme.

Wed 21 September 2016, 13:30

Richard Bowlby at Shakespeare Hospice

The Shakespeare Hospice are running a CPD event "Personal Aspects of Attachment Theory" with Richard Bowlby on 5th November. Click here for further details and to book. Cristina Hands at the hospice has also asked if you could pass this on to anyone else who might be interested - not only counsellors.

Tue 06 September 2016, 16:40

BBCFour: Genius of the Modern World

Historian Bettany Hughes retraces the lives of three great thinkers whose ideas shaped the modern world - Karl Marx, Frederick Nietzsche and Sigmund Freud.

Wed 06 July 2016, 17:53

Book exchange

Following a suggestion at the recent SSLC we are trialing a new Book Exchange web page

Wed 25 May 2016, 21:12

1:1 IT support and Digital skills workshops

If students need help using computers, producing presentations, searching for information or any other aspect of using technology to support their studies then help is on hand...

Tue 26 April 2016, 12:39

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