Student Social Workers Left Stranded, Unable to Graduate Due to Postponement of Placement

Ireland“Up to 50 postgraduate student social workers in University College Dublin (UCD) may be unable to graduate this year due to disruption of placements related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Social Work Masters students in UCD are required by CORU, the Health & Social Care Professionals Council, to complete 1,000 hours of placement work over the two-year programme. However, a large number of second-year students fell short of the placement requirement before UCD ceased sending students on placements in March due to COVID-19 …” (more)

[Nessa Collins, College Tribune, 16 June]

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