Friday, 22 November 2013

RAP Week - November 2013

During November RAP week students attended  a range of sessions from inspirational speakers and health professionals. Over the four days we welcomed fourteen external speakers and two members of NULC staff also ran sessions. All sessions were very well attended and feedback has been very positive.

RAP Week gives the students a chance to experience a variety of themed talks and to gain an enriched and memorable learning experience.

Here are some of the highlights from the week -

Young Minds
Young Minds' Chris Abela gave a series of talks about improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.

Brooke Kinsella
Brooke gave a talk about the "Ben Kinsella Trust".

Classroom Medics
Classroom medics used a variety of techniques to engage the students.


Bac O'Connor
Speakers from Bac O'Connor talked about their own experiences of drug and alcohol issues.

Fix Up Team
Bola Adeoshun from the "Fix Up" Team helped boost students confidence and motivate them to "live their dreams".

Beth Tweddle
Olympian Beth Tweddle talked about her training regime and fitness programme.
College Counsellor
Mary Jones, NULC college counsellor gave strategies about how to deal with stress.
Students also received sessions from :-
"B-Clear" Sexual health team,Ruby Girl, Road Safety, Stress Management, Heartstart Team, T3, James Mountjoy - Fitness and Nutrition, Personal Strengths and Bank Nursing.



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