Archive for June, 2014

school of social work

School of Social Work and Social Care Practice Learning Suite

Kingston and St Georges’ School of Social Work and Social Care now has an in-built Work Practice Learning Suite. The Suite provides social work students with facilities to extensively practice their communications and relationship building skills, as well as their assessment, intervention and reflection skills.


Nursing students undertake international and national Elective Placement Learning Opportunity

EPLO offered students the opportunity to investigate and experience vibrant physical, social, cultural, psychological, religious, genetic and environmental factors that impact healthcare provision within a different healthcare setting. Students completed their electives in different healthcare settings, for instance, Hospitals, Community teams, nursing homes, orphanages and ambulance services.

Michelle Grainger

Michelle Grainger sets up a Non-Governmental Organisation

Kingston and St George’s School of Nursing Senior Lecturer, Michelle Grainger has started her own registered Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) in Uganda, called Nurses Reaching Out (NRO). This was created in response to Michelle’s awareness of the needs of nurses who were treating North Uganda’s war torn patients. NRO aim is to support healthcare through empowering and enabling nurses.

Celebrate Enterprise

Staff and student successes recognised at Celebrate Enterprise

In the same month that Kingston University was shown to be producing more graduate start-up companies than any other UK higher education institution, the University held its Celebrate Enterprise Awards to recognise those staff, students and recent graduates who have had their own business successes.