With over 60% of the University's applications, FEHW is the largest Faculty within the University of Wolverhampton. We offer a vast range of subjects such as Nursing, Midwifery, Paramedic Science, Physiotherapy, Initial teacher Education, Childhood and Family Studies, Education Studies, Special Educational Needs, Disability and Inclusion Studies, Sport, Psychology, Health, Public Health, Social Work and Social Care.
The Destination of Leavers of Higher Education Survey (2015) showed that 97% of our graduates go in to work or further study 6 months after graduating.
Our outstanding facilities include the multi-million pound Sports Centre and advanced, purpose-built healthcare and teacher training equipment and buildings.
Our Faculty's Marketing, Recruitment and Outreach team are fully engaged in working with local schools and other stakeholders to provide a wide range of outreach opportunities to help to raise awareness, aspirations and enhance attainment in our subjects in our local and regional schools and academies.
Giving primary aged children the opportunity to engage with exciting activities and learn about subjects within health, education and sport
Promoting subjects to Secondary and GCSE level students to encourage progression into further education and careers
Offering an insight into University life for those ready to apply and providing tasters of the various subject areas
Linking and networking with schools and colleges to support the curriculum
Supporting and working with professionals who would like to progress in their career through further HE
Take a look at some of our previous outreach events
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Our multi-million pound Sports Centre is recognised as one of few Judo Centres of Excellence in the UK by the British Judo Association and has hosted the British Judo Championships as well as being a venue for Olympic hopefuls.
The university already has a judo programme with a dedicated coaching team in place. They also provide an opportunity to develop a true partnership between the university and British Judo to support judo player development.
The Faculty works with over 200 partner schools within the Primary and Secondary sectors across the West Midlands and this provides exciting placement opportunities for our education students. Our academics have close links with schools and colleges and are involved in Subject Teacher Networks in subject such as Sport and Psychology.
The University of Wolverhampton are proud to be the lead partner for Health Futures University Technical College (UTC). It is aimed at giving young people (14-19 year-olds) the necessary skills for a career in healthcare and health science professions and opened in September 2015. Health Futures UTC is situated on the High Street, West Bromwich
Health Futures UTC and 20 high-profile employer organisations have come together to forge a partnership that provides a unique learning experience for its students. Representatives from the NHS, Higher and Further education, charitable care providers, Local Government, and private industry organisations guarantee participation in real-life projects that underpin academic learning. To find out more why not visit their website at www.healthfuturesutc.co.uk
"On Friday 26th February a selection of students from years 11, 12 and 13 attended the Wolverhampton University Walsall Campus to find out what it would be like to study nursing. During the day we took part in different activities in three of the four different types of nursing.
Overall, we all agree that the trip was a great opportunity to enhance the experiences we already gain in Health and Social care lessons. We are looking forward to a planned trip to the skills rooms and developing our UCAS applications with the universities help and support.
We would like to thank the student nurses for giving us the time and patience to ask them lots of questions and providing us with real life experiences of nursing careers."
Tara, Director of Learning Health and Social Care - Smestow School
"Thank you for a fantastic day today, my children had a great day."
Lisa, Teaching Staff - Colley Lane Primary School
" The talk from maggie at the start was very inspiring - she was brilliant! Also the session with the Birmingham City footballer and the University students/sportswomen was great too"
Julie, Bartley Green School
Statement from University of Wolverhampton Nursing graduate, Susan (currently a newly qualified Band 5 children’s nurse)
"Originally I wanted to be an art student but when I worked as a health care worker for vulnerable adults and children I realised I simply wanted to help people. I was in care from the age of 9 and always knew I wanted to be more than a number. When I provided care for people that needed it the most, it made me feel like I could make a difference. When I started the nursing course at Wolverhampton University it was everything that I thought it would be. It made me develop not only as a professional, but as a person. The course made me develop skills and gain a variety of knowledge that I feel has a set a foundation for my future development. I am currently a Staff Nurse on the level 3 neonatal unit looking after babies with a wide variety of needs. I have also started a foundation course to further my knowledge in caring for neonates. I loved every moment at university, even the stress at times. Wolverhampton has taught me everything I need to establish myself in nursing."
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