Alumni Collaborations & Visits

Social Work Alumni Invitation – launch of Bucks Social Work Academy 16/6

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Professor Rebecca Bunting, 
Vice Chancellor, Buckinghamshire New University

invites you to join her for the official launch of
Bucks Social Work Academy.

I am delighted to invite you to the official launch of the Bucks Social Work Academy on Thursday 16 June 2016 at our new University Campus in Aylesbury Vale.

The Bucks Social Work Academy is a new partnership between Buckinghamshire County Council, Aylesbury College and Bucks New University. The aim of the Academy is to grow and retain the number of social workers in the profession both locally and nationally.I am delighted to invite you to the official launch of the Bucks Social Work Academy on Thursday 16 June 2016 at our new University Campus in Aylesbury Vale.

The Academy will encourage suitable candidates to enter the profession at all levels and close links with the County social work team will provide placement opportunities.

Training and development will be available at all levels keeping qualified staff up to date through continuing professional development and research opportunities – a centre of excellence for social workers.

Programme

10.00am Arrival and refreshments
10.30am Welcome and Introduction- Trevor Boyd, Managing Director, Communities, Health and Adult Social Care, Bucks County Council
10.40am ‘A social worker changed my life’
Presentations from case studies highlighting positive impact of social work
11.30am Karen Mitchell – Principal, Aylesbury College
Professor Rebecca Bunting – Vice Chancellor, Bucks New University
Trevor Boyd – Bucks County Council
12.00pm Opportunity for Tours around new campus and networking
12.30pm Close

Please note there is no parking available on site but there are options available close by.

Please let us know in advance if you have any special dietary or access requirements

Email your RSVP here to Justine Curtis by Friday 10 June to confirm your attendance. I hope that you will be able to join us at this exciting event.

Yours sincerely
Professor Rebecca Bunting
Vice-Chancellor
Bucks New University


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