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Criminology

Crime and Justice – Football World Cup 2022

From the 6,500 migrant workers who have allegedly died in Qatar since preparations for the 2022 World Cup (Pattinson and McIntyre, 2021) and the grieving families they left behind, to the countless LGBTQ fans who faced the prospect of watching

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Christmas 2022

Reflection on Christmas

Over the festive season, many of us were decorating our Christmas trees and thinking ahead to the new year. For lots of children, this is a happy time, full of promise and hope. For many others, it is not. According

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Alumni

Student Voice

MA Applied Humanities The MA in Applied Humanities has been a really rewarding experience, looking at the Humanities from a broader perspective and the issues it faces in modern society. As a smaller group, discussion flowed freely and I truly

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Working with Children

Student Voice

Working with Children, Young People and Families WCYPF Alumni Marissa shared her journey for getting into Higher Education, her time at Newman, and the skills she has been able to use in the working environment. My journey to Higher Education

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Volunteering

Student Voice

Working with Children, Young People and Families Doreen Horsford, a recent WCYPF graduate, was nominated by Barnados for The Marsh Charitable Trust Volunteer of the Year award 2022, and has come second nationally. Doreen said “My manager contacted me and

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Counselling tutors in caps & gowns at the graduation 2022
Counselling

Student Voice

Counselling and Psychotherapy This year’s graduation took place on the 31st October at Birmingham Symphony Hall and was a chance for the Counselling and Psychotherapy team to celebrate their students’ successes. Juliet Shaw, who graduated from the Foundation Degree in

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Advice

Negotiated Assessments: I’m a convert!!

When I was introduced to the idea of negotiated assessments a couple of years ago, I have to confess that I was rather bemused by the idea. I couldn’t quite comprehend how you might avoid someone always choosing an essay,

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Advice

Birmingham City Secrets 2022

Looking for something to do in Birmingham? We’ve put together our favourite things to do in and around Birmingham! Below shows some of the best places to shop, eat and explore in Birmingham if you are looking for a day

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