Humanities & Social Sciences placements

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences' students share their placement and year abroad experiences.

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  • 12.11.2013

    The second day of the training included a living life induction. Throughout the day we learned how to best support people in enhancing their quality of life. We watched videos about activities, and were taught the way in which it...

  • 11.11.2013

    Today was mine and many other’s introduction to Sense training day! We looked at the organisation in a wider way to recognise its abilities and outreach further than the office which we occupy. Within this we looked at the ‘I’...

  • 07.11.2013

    My task today was to invite various practitioners to a launch event happening in the office. The launch is for a CHARGE pack that Sense has created with specialists from around the world to make a document which different staff...

  • 05.11.2013

    Today I was tasked with the responsibility of proof-reading factsheets which will be included in an up and coming Sense publication aimed at helping practitioners and parents learn more about an extremely rare syndrome which causes the incidence of deafblindness...

  • 24.10.2013

    Today I continued with checking the library loans and began to email people regarding over due items. An important lesson I learned is that you must always sign in to systems in order to see the full details, rendering the...

  • 23.10.2013

    Due to a badly timed illness of quite a serious kidney infection I have missed a lot of October which I am really upset over as I missed Sense’s ‘Growing Stronger Together’ day that I was really looking forward to...

  • Stress: A Chill Pill and an Empty Bucket

    "A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety." Aesop, Fables Often, many people look at us young people and envisage us as carefree, frivolous creatures with not a single problem in the world. These people...

  • 02.10.2013

    Today I started a mailings list for almost three thousand members who receive information about the organisation. I was given the template letter, the information needed to be included and an excel sheet with the member’s details and which formats...

  • 30.09.2013

    Today I completed my Equality and Diversity training for Sense. The topics we covered included diversity and inclusion across Sense, equality and diversity in day-to-day working practices, the impact of prejudice, discrimination and adverse stereotypes on the workplace, responsibility of...

  • Mental Health: The Dawn of the Super Prison

    Recently there has been an on-going debate in the news, particularly in the South West mass media, regarding UK plans to transform one of our national British institutions – our prisons. But first to set the scene… Since the change...