Mendip Adventure for Uniformed Public Services Students

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In an exhilarating day of outdoor exploration, Year 1 students at UCW went on a thrilling adventure at Mendip Activity Centre. Braving the crisp cold morning, the students hit the water for a kayaking session on the picturesque River Yeo, setting the stage for an unforgettable day of learning and fun.  The event was part of the students’ preparation for …

Former Detective Fascinates Students in Guest Lecture

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In a gripping session, former detective for Gloucestershire Constabulary Tony Jay captivated BA Hons Uniformed and Public Services students with his firsthand account of the notorious Fred and Rose West serial killer case. Tony shared insights into the investigation, shedding light on the complexities of criminal profiling and forensic science. The students, engaged and intrigued, had the unique opportunity to …

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A Different Classroom for the Day

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BA (Hons) Uniformed and Public Services Year 1 enjoyed an organised group trip to the Mendip Outdoor Activity Centre, where they were tasked with “Mission Impossible” activities to work as a group and problem solve challenges which developed their communication, teamwork and leadership skills. These activities supported their modules on ” Personal Resilience”, “Planning and Leading Outdoor Activities” and “Understanding …

North Somerset Magistrates Court during Uniformed and Public Services trip

Uniformed and Public Services Students Visit Magistrates Court

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Last week Years 1 and 2 from our Uniformed and Public Services (BA) Hons degree course joined local Magistrate Mike Evans at North Somerset Magistrates Court in Weston-super-Mare for an insight into the workings of a court.  The students were introduced to the workings of a Magistrates court, the type of offences, penalties and support in place. A brief talk …

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Detective Inspector Visits Uniformed and Public Services Students

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Uniformed and Public Services degree students and Access to HE students were recently lucky enough to have a guest session from former Detective Inspector Tony Jay. Tony gave the students a detailed account of his first-hand experiences of dealing with the events that took place at the notorious address of 25 Cromwell St, Gloucester, otherwise known as The Fred and …

Male Uniformed and Public Services student standing in front of rock climbing wall in a sports hall

Catching Up With Tom: What’s it Like To Be a Uniformed and Public Services Learner?

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Are you interested in pursuing a degree in the uniformed and public services?  At UCW we celebrate that the diverse range of career opportunities in this field are incredibly vast and ever-growing.   Emergency Services, Health and Safety and Social Services, just to name a few, are examples of the extremely rewarding and fulfilling occupations our BA (Hons) Uniformed and Public …

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