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Burnley College stages Health and Wellbeing Week for all students and apprentices
Students at Burnley College Sixth Form Centre, UCB undergraduates, Themis Apprentices and staff placed the focus on their health and wellbeing through a week-long programme of targeted, interactive activities
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| Categories: Adult Learning, Sixth Form, University Burnley, THEMIS Apprentice, Fitness Evolution | Tags: wellbeing , health , mindfulness , meditation , fitness , counselling , advice , guidance , mental health | View Count: (179)
'Toolbox Talk' drills home health and safety message to Themis Apprentices
Apprentice Engineers training with Themis at Burnley College took time out of their busy schedule this week to take part in a Toolbox Talk outlining the importance of health and safety within the workplace.
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| Categories: THEMIS Apprentice | Tags: Apprentice , Themis , Burnley , engineering , health and safety | View Count: (431)
Tutor Louise spreads message in cervical cancer screening campaign
Louise Turnbull is taking part in a regional campaign to ensure that women keep appointments to have their NHS cervical smear test which can detect the early signs of cancer.
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| Categories: Adult Learning, Sixth Form, University Burnley | Tags: smear , cervicalcancer , cancer , women , health | View Count: (508)
Burnley College Sixth Form Centre was named the most successful place to study Care in the country in May 2015. With outstanding facilities built and designed with Care studies in mind, the Burnley College Sixth Form Centre health and social care division has worked with employers, tutors and students to bring the best equipment and teaching into the department. Health and Social Development is a diverse and demanding career path and popularity for our courses has increased dramatically in rece...
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| Categories: 4.48 Psychosis, York University, design, 2014/2015 | Tags: Burnley College Sixth Form Centre , care , health and social care , health and social development | View Count: (1499)
All this week, students from across college have been taking part in a brand new first aid and survival course run by the British Army called "Staying Alive". Each group of students was given Little Anne CPR aids to learn how to administer emergency first aid. The groups were then split into smaller numbers so each student could be taught how to give essential and potentially life-saving first aid, from chest compressions, CPR and placing the patient into the recovery position. More than 50 H...
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| Categories: York University, elite athlete programme, Prepare For Work, hustings | Tags: Army , first aid , health and social development | View Count: (1436)
The One in Four Film Festival 2014 is a free event featuring films which explore the effects of mental ill health upon individuals, communities and families. The aim of the Festival, now in it's eighth year, is to raise awareness of and stamp out the stigma associated with mental ill health. One in Four Film Festival is sponsored by the School of Health at UCLan. The name "One in Four Film Festival" comes from the statistic that one if four people in the UK live with or have lived with mental il...
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| Categories: Sixth Form, Oxbridge, York University, health and wellbeing, University Event, Student Volunteering Week, Manufacturing, Bailey McConnell | Tags: mental health , One In Four Film Festival | View Count: (1245)
The Burnley College Iris Suite will be opened this week, giving health and social care students and Apprentices the chance to learn in a real-life Dementia care environment. The Burnley College Iris Suite is a highly specialised training and education facility built within the College's health and social care department, to be used within the Burnley College, Themis and corporate training curriculum. The suite showcases equipment which makes a real difference to the day-to-day lives of people w...
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| Categories: Teenage Cancer Trust, York University, Anxiety, Mental Health Awareness Week, FE, Further Education Preview Event, Awards, awards | Tags: Burnely College , Health & Social Care , Iris Suite , Themis , Training | View Count: (1489)

Burnley College students join PULSE flashmob

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Burnley College students Ellena Wilkinson, Rhiannon Scorer and Lauren Ingham joined 50 young people for the PULSE flashmob in Preston on Saturday 26th April. The PULSE flashmob congregated to raise awareness of the health and wellbeing issues being faced by children and young people, as well as showing that there are little things that can be done every day to help improve mood. The PULSE flashmob campaign was supported by Lancashire County Council's CYP Integrated Health Service and promoted f...
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| Categories: News, Events, York University, Apprenticeships, furniture show, media, Press Release, GCSE Maths Revision Week, revision, photography, student work, Higher Education, UCLan | Tags: events , health and wellbeing , PULSE | View Count: (1892)

Mental Health Awareness Week begins today

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The theme of this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week is anxiety, one of the leading causes of mental ill-health in the world. Mental Health Awareness Week 2014 will take place from May 12th to 18th. This year mental health charities like Mind and the Mental Health Foundation have worked together to promote awareness about anxiety, an affliction that's affecting more and more people every year. According to figures gathered by the charity Mental Health Foundation, levels of anxiety are rising....
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| Categories: York University, Anxiety, Mental Health Awareness Week, advice, Football Academy, Marcus Burgess, School of Furniture, Centre of Engineering Excellence | Tags: Anxiety , Burnley College , event , Mental Health Awareness Week | View Count: (1395)

UCLan Burnley Students Meet Olympic Medalists

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Sport students from the University of Central Lancashire’s Burnley Campus were recently given the exciting opportunity to meet Olympic medalists during a trip to the English Institute of Sport (EIS) in Sheffield. The trip was organised to give students an insight into the state-of-the-art facilities and the work ethic needed to succeed in a career within elite level sports. Foundation degree students in Sports Coaching, Sports Science and Health and Personal Training visited the EIS and took p...
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| Categories: English Institute of Sport, extra curricular, health and personal training, News, sports coaching, Trip, UCLAN, UCLAN Burnley | Tags: English Institute of Sport , extra curricular , health and personal training , sports coaching , UCLAN Burnley | View Count: (1192)