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Partnerships and community

The School of Applied Social Science continues to develop and be part of a number of partnership relationships around teaching, learning and research. These relationships are varied and involve a significant number of local partners and agencies from both the statutory and voluntary and community sectors.

In all these partnership relationships the school seeks to develop awareness of the benefits to all sides of working together to achieve some key aims:

  • High quality teaching and learning opportunities tailored to practitioner needs and issues
  • Development and dissemination of locally and nationally relevant innovatory research
  • Increased connection and understanding between the university teaching staff, researchers and students and the local community

The school enjoys partnership relationships in the following areas: