"Countdown to Swansea": Project Aims to Provide Help for New Arrivals

Dr Vicky Lovett and colleagues have been awarded funding to develop a community of psychologists aimed at supporting new arrivals on campus.

Dr Lovett and colleagues (Michelle Lee, Hazel McMurtrie, Karen Huxtable, Claire Williams, Cris Izura, and Sam and Elen from the Library, and Rachel Thomas from College Marketing) have been awarded a SAILS/SALT (Swansea Academy of Inclusivity and Learner Support/ Swansea Academy of Learning and Teaching) Grant to hire an intern in the summer on a SPIN (Swansea Paid Internship Network) matched funded internship on a Project entitled: Countdown to Swansea: A social media based pre-arrival engagement to foster a community of psychologists prepared for the transition to independent study at Swansea University.