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Be inspired to become an Occupational Therapist

It has been a challenging 18 months for everyone during the Covid-19 pandemic.  Our students have shown resilience and determination to achieve their ambition of becoming occupational therapists.  Their passion for the profession shines through and it is always rewarding … Continue reading

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Evidence-based practice in action: facilitating a journal club on placement

In this blog, final year occupational therapy students Victoria Bell and Katie Jackson share their experience of facilitating a journal club whilst on clinical practice placement, and how this gave them an insight into the professional and service development that … Continue reading

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Working with refugees and asylum seekers to enhance the occupational therapy curriculum

Our March blog comes from Dr Hannah Spring and Fiona Howlett who provide a brief overview of how their work with refugees and asylum seekers is informing the occupational therapy curriculum. Above: York St John University student and staff project … Continue reading

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New year reflections on the MSc OT programme

Our first blog of 2020 comes courtesy of Sue Mesa, Course Lead for MSc Occupational Therapy. The end of the year and the beginning of the new year is a busy time on the MSc Occupational Therapy programme, with cohorts … Continue reading

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A day in the life of an occupational therapy student on placement

Our latest blog features MSc Occupational Therapy student Jo Johnson, who takes us on a typical day in her life whilst on placement on surgical wards and ITU. Hello, my name is Jo and I am a final year MSc … Continue reading

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Celebrating Student Success: Graduation 2019

Congratulations to the Class of 2019. Well done! You did it!   A time to celebrate…. On Wednesday 20th November 2019 @YSJOT students will be graduating in the historical building of York Minster.  There is a lot to celebrate this … Continue reading

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Advanced Notice #YSJOT meme challenge is back!

Occupational Therapy Week is an excellent opportunity for us as a community to share our experiences of Occupational Therapy and pledge our support for the profession. So here at YSJ, back by popular demand, we are launching our meme challenge … Continue reading

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Welcome Back to all our returning students

A message from Kerry Edwards, Subject Director Occupational Therapy. I am looking forward to welcoming back all level 4 and level 5 students to campus next week. You have an exciting year ahead of you with plenty of innovative and … Continue reading

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Welcome Class of 2019

A message from Kerry Edwards, Subject Director  Occupational Therapy.   A warm welcome to all the students who will be starting the BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy programme with us next week. For those of you who are arriving this weekend, … Continue reading

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A student’s reflection on attending this year’s RCOT conference

In our latest blog, first year student Laura Wendon shares her experience: Why should an occupational therapy student attend the conference?It’s worth knowing that everyone is in the same boat at conference. Whether you’re a student, qualified, non-OT professional, or … Continue reading

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