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University scores funding to encourage activity in the community through touch rugby

The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has awarded Canterbury Christ Church University’s Sport and Active Health Department funding for an exciting touch rugby initiative.

26 March 2024

University and East Kent Mencap come together to improve the experience for patients with a learning disability

Nursing students at Canterbury Christ Church in Kent have been working with East Kent Mencap to help people with learning disabilities to communicate and access health services.

19 June 2023

Finding solutions to empower individuals to manage their own care

Academics from Canterbury Christ Church University and Europe are to present findings from a project to address current gaps in caring for an aging population and help keep them out of hospital.

24 November 2022

Research to improve young people’s health and wellbeing through sport

Spear has secured funding to evaluate high-profile projects supporting underrepresented groups to improve health and wellbeing through sport in cricket and rugby.

23 November 2022

Talking therapies project started in lockdown gains charity status

Keep Talking Services started by students to support local people during lockdown has received registered charity status.

27 September 2022

Europe’s first Justice-Facility Dog awarded the PDSA Order of Merit

Pioneering Oliver honoured for providing creature comfort to victims of crime.

10 August 2022

Talking therapies lockdown project goes from strength to strength

Alex Richardson, a Mental Health Nursing graduate at Canterbury Christ Church University, is now the Chief Executive of his own charity Keep Talking Services.

01 July 2022

The BRIT Challenge is back: University raises funds for young people’s mental health

Canterbury Christ Church University and Christ Church Students’ Union are joining forces with institutions across the UK to take part in the BRIT Challenge 2022.

04 February 2022

New charter reinforces our commitment to mental health

Canterbury Christ Church University is one of 32 institutions across the UK to join the new Student Minds University Mental Health Charter Programme.

28 July 2021

Mental Health Nursing student starts up talking therapy service following success of trial during lockdown

A third-year Mental Health Nursing student, who set up his own check in and chat service last year to support elderly and vulnerable people, has now received investor backing and support.

12 May 2021

Academic commissioned to undertake research for Samaritans

Dr Ian Marsh has been commissioned to undertake research on behalf of Samaritans into Self-harm and suicide content online.

19 January 2021

Students raise more than £2k for charity

Christ Church students took part in Movember, which aims to raise awareness of men’s mental health issues, such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and men’s suicide.

04 January 2021

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