Delve deeper at a subject event.

If you want to know more about a particular course or subject, our online and on-campus subject events are a great opportunity to speak to lecturers and learn more about studying at WGU.

What's on

Wednesdays, Monthly, 4-6pm

Education drop-in sessions

Are you looking at a career in education? Do you know that working with children and families is the future for you? Book in and see what it is like to be a student on our Education and Working with Children and Families programmes at Wrexham Glyndwr. Discover the range of courses and specialisms we have on offer and chat to our experienced academic team.

They will be able to answer questions about the structure of our full and part-time courses, entry requirements and any other queries you may have. All sessions will be held virtually, are on the first Wednesday afternoon of the month, and start at 4pm till 6pm.

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Students looking at a book
24 November, 2021, 4-5pm

Getting To The Heart Of The Matter: Is Cardiac Rehab Effective?

Cardiac rehab has always been important for those who are suffering with heart disease but are those that take part in cardiac rehab doing enough exercise?

Join us as WGU lecturer, Chelsea Moore discusses exercise-based rehabilitation for cardiac patients. This webinar outlines the current exercise prescription and if it is effective in rehabilitating patients and how exercise fidelity has never been more important for determining if cardiac rehabilitation works.

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A women running in a park
26 November, 2021, 10am-12pm

History of Punishment Webinar

At this interactive webinar, you will learn about the history of crime and punishment, with a particular focus on the methods of punishment used and how this has changed over time. Join us as we start with the Romans and travel right through to the present day.

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3 December, 2021 10-11am

Criminology, Policing and Law Coffee Morning

Join us at our coffee morning where you can find out more about our Policing, Criminology and Law programmes at Glyndwr University in an informal session with staff and current/past students.

3 December, 2021

Policing students
9 December, 2021, 10am-12pm

The Art and Science of Hygge: The Danish approach to being warm and cosy

In Scandinavian countries, embracing the Winter months is an integral part of life, from time spent wrapped up in the great outdoors to getting warm and cosy inside. Hygge is a Danish and Norwegian word that describes feelings of warmth and contentment that comes along with that approach. This workshop will explore different elements of ‘Hygge’, looking at the how-to Hygge, and why it is great for our wellbeing.

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8 December, 2021, 4-5pm

Growth and Maturation Considerations in Football Player Development

This webinar will explore the theoretical and practical considerations of growth and maturation within player development.

The journey from being a child to an adult is filled with a huge amount of physiological, psychological, neurological and emotional changes. It will highlight and address some of those changes and their implication to the football environment and provide some considerations that coaches and practitioners can adopt within their own coaching environments. 

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Football coaching students
14 December, 2021 10am-12pm

Covid and connections: the importance of social interaction for mental wellbeing

For many of us, 2020 will be memorable for the restrictions placed upon us by the pandemic and the isolation that we felt during lockdown. As we slowly return to fuller, more interactive lives, what can we learn from that time about the role that interaction plays in our mental health and wellbeing and how can we take these lessons and make use of them to address what has been called the ‘loneliness epidemic’?

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Multiple dates available, 9.30am-11.30am

Occupational Therapy: Is this the course for you?

Come and meet tutors and current students and find out what it is like to study occupational therapy and the opportunities that await you on the programme.

11 January 2022

7 April 2022

14 June 2022

Occupational Therapy students outside with a wheelchair
12 January, 2022 6-7.30pm

On yer bike! How might cycling and walking be considered a public health issue?

Amidst ever-rising national health costs and global climate emergencies, this session will uncover the several ways in which cycling and walking (or active travel) can be seen as a public health issue.  We will discuss active travel within the broader contexts of national/local politics, economics, and general societal habits. We are strongly conditioned towards motor traffic in this country, how, and why, have other countries done things differently?

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19 January, 2022, 4-5pm

Martial Science: Performance Enhancement In Ju Jitsu

Ju Jitsu requires vigorous and high impact training that increases with intensity as practitioners progress through the grades (Kyu/Dan). Establishing the appropriate level of training at each level can be challenging for coaches and instructors.

This webinar discusses how sports science can inform and support training to enhance fitness and combat performance for these high impact martial arts athletes. Join us as WGU lecturer, Jon Hughes discusses his experience of applying sport science to martial arts and self-defence training practice. 

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